FamilySearch Press Release:
Jordin Sparks to Keynote RootsTech 2023
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH— Multi-platinum recording artist and actress, Jordin Sparks, will keynote RootsTech 2023, a premier global genealogy conference. The American Idol Season 6 winner will share her personal story and speak to the power of uniting through song and word on the first day of the conference, held March 2–4, 2023, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and virtually at RootsTech.org.
Jordin Sparks at RootsTech 2023
RootsTech is known for providing its audience with captivating speakers and performances. This year is no different. At 17 years old, in one of American Idol’s highest rated seasons, Sparks garnered worldwide attention as the winner of Season 6. She has since gone on to release multiple hit singles, selling over 10 million digital tracks in the US, and has starred in several Broadway and film productions. Her music videos have received over 90 million views on YouTube. Her popular music can be found on all major music platforms (Jordin Sparks on Spotify).
In 2017 Sparks married Dana Isaiah Thomas, and the next year the happy couple welcomed a beautiful baby boy into their family. Sparks has always been rooted in the love and loyalty of her family—something RootsTech viewers and attendees will understand better as she takes the stage to share the stories and songs that have shaped her life and family connections.
How to Watch Jordin Sparks at RootsTech 2023
You can see Sparks’ keynote address in-person or online. Simply register for RootsTech 2023 at rootstech.org. The virtual event is free. The in-person event is just US$98 for a full 3-day pass.