ELEVATOR PITCH: Spinal-cord injury survivor, songwriter, and inspirational speaker.
THREE FAST FACTS:
- Over 50M views on American Idol audition
- Performed with Martina McBride, Steven Curtis Chapman, and The Voice winner Chris Blue
- Has shared his story at the Grammy’s annual MusiCares Foundation Gala and in person with Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves
WHAT THEY LOVE:
- Colleges & Universities
- Fairs & Festivals
David Francisco is a prolific singer/songwriter, producer, author, speaker and spinal cord injury survivor currently living in Los Angeles. His American Idol audition in 2018 was viewed over 58 million times and he has been a guest on the ELLEN Degeneres TV show. He has performed on stage with Martina McBride, Steven Curtis Chapman and shared his story at the Grammy’s annual MusiCares foundation gala and in person with Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves. In 2018, he launched the DF Ride for Hope and raised over $30k for MusiCares and the Shepherd Center Spinal Cord research foundation by cycling from San Francisco to Los Angeles on a tandem bicycle with his wife, Kristi. He is an engaging speaker that combines video, live music and his story, to inspire and encourage listeners towards a positive outlook on whatever obstacles they face. He has spoken to over 10,000 high school students across the USA. David’s wife Kristi also performs with him a majority of the time, making for a dynamic and engaging performance no matter the setting!