Chris- We’ve been singing and dancing together for a long time. Actually Libby’s mom put the group together. Libby- My mom was a singer and did a lot of session work. She would need to rely on some kids to be there whenever she had session time. So, basically she put 5 kids (us) together and wanted to be able to call them whenever needed and know that they would be there. Then when we actually started doing some songs, we started dancing to them. We had a choreographer come in sometimes. As we started dancing to some of the songs that we were doing we became more serious about it and started to like what we were doing together. Then our manager came to see us, well he wasn’t our manager then. He loved what he saw and got us signed a couple of weeks later.
Is it hard to juggle schoolwork with your busy schedule?
Libby- This year our label hired a tutor for us, so we don’t actually go to regular school. Our tutor goes on the road with us and we go to her house to get schooled whenever we are in town. Brittany- We usually do our homework on the plane or if there is a long car ride we do our homework then.
Is it hard to stay close to your friends and family with such a busy work schedule?
Chris- Well every trip we go on one of our parents gets to go with us. They are all like our parents, even if the parent that is there is not your own. Sort of how since Leslie basically lives with Robin who is Brittany’s mom. We actually stay together a lot. Brandon- As for our friends, they understand. They are very cool about it, and we get to see them when we are home.
Brittany, Brandon: What is it like being in the same group as your brother/sister?
Brandon- Pretty cool, because if I miss out on some important discussion I just ask Brittany. It’s actually a lot of fun. Brittany- You’d think that we fight a lot, but we don’t at least not in public. It is actually a lot of fun, I like it.
What would you like to tell teens about yourself? What kind of message would you like to send to today’s teens?
Leslie- Be yourself, don’t try to do something that other people are doing just to be cool. Libby- If someone else is doing something that you know deep inside is wrong then just walk the other way. Know that you are doing something right and by the end everybody will notice and probably be looking up to you.
How is the Radio Disney’s Amphitheater tour going? Is it exciting to be performing on the same stage as Aaron Carter, Plus One, Baha Men and all the other artists on the tour?
Leslie- Very exciting, and we’re having a lot of fun getting to meet everybody. Especially Krystal, who came over to us and hugged us like she’s known us for a while.
Have you been influenced by any artists?
Leslie- Destiny’s Child, they have great voices. I don’t agree with the way they dress, but their voices are amazing. Brittany- Jessica Simpson, not exactly by how she dresses or presents her body, but her voice. I think she has an amazing voice. Chris- One group that I know we have all been influenced by is Zoe Girl a Christian group. They have really led us through getting started and everything. They’ve been great. Brandon- One artist that I know is Elton John. My dad listens to him a lot and so do I. I also play the piano and all that stuff, so that inspires me. Libby- Mandy Moore, she is really conservative and mature. All the girls look up to her and she has a great voice.
Where would you like to see yourself in 10yrs.?
We would still like to be together and continue on for a while. We all agree that we would like to be in a movie.
How was it making the video for “Spinning Around”?
Awesome!! We have had videos done before from when we were on stage. With the video shoot though it was awesome, but we only had 7 hours to do it. It was a lot of fun, way more than we expected. Everyone was asking us if it was hard, but we were just having so much fun it didn’t matter.
Are there any artists that you would like to work with in the future?
*NSYNC or Mandy Moore. *NSYNC’s music is a lot of fun to dance to and they seem very down to earth too. We don’t know them, but that is how they appear to be. We really look up to them and would like to meet them one day.
I jump 5 they are the best!!! i was so mad a t my borther when he had broke on of there cd
I Luv Jump5 They rock!
I Jump 5! They are so much to watch
i like jump 5 i have all their cds and alot of posters their a awsome band and yes really t guys
I THICK THEY ARE SO A COOL BAND AND THE GUY ARE SO HOT. ONE DAY I WON'T TO MEET THEM
If I knew who you were I'm sure I'd you too!
hello well I have to say thet your concert at dr.phillips high school was awesome i attend that school and it was an awesome concert
them the guys are !
Jump5 is an awsome group and they're adorable but they are hipocrits they started as christian and now they're this it's and all just don't profess something and then do the opposite
Jump 5 is such an awsome group and they are so adorable too.
ashley- you guys have worked hard to get what you deserve and i just want let you guys know you guys are my role model keep up the good work.
I just want to say that I Jump 5 and I hope they continue making music and CDs. They are amazing and so talented. Keep it up you guys.
J5 is the BEST! Welcome Natasha...You r soooo sweet! Awsum concert Sat! Had sooooooo much ! well g2bounce -Angie
brother and sister
I didnt know you were bro and sis
hey u guys rule i shining star and i would just like to tell u guys way ta go getting ur own cd and concerts how is that anywayz and i that u guys are christian not secular i am a christian so its rly rly great to hear u guys jump 5,zoe girl,and wisper loud are da best all teenfx people!!!!!!!!!!! -Jen
is anyone gonna audition for J5?
LIBBY LEFT!!!!!! *tear* I've decided 2 walk around everywhere with "LIBS 4ever" written on my hands!!! I LUV BRANDON!!!! J5 RULES!!!!!
Darren needs to go die. I bet your the one who's been spamming all the message boards i go to sayin that same crap.
Hey!!! I your music!!! Everyone should get your new album Accelerate....because it's real inspiring....and don't forget to vote for "We Are Family" on Radio Disney!!!
Hey Jump5!I just wanted to know if you could do a concert in Ann Arbor Michigan?Because if you did I would look at myself and scream!!!
Yo!Jump5!You realy rock!I have every single cd that you ever sang in.And I think every song rules!
Yo!Jump5!You realy rock!I have every single cd that you ever sang in.And I think every song rules
You guys are so good
Jump5 is awesome... and Chris is a big DORK!
I your music it must inspire alot of people!
I think you guys are preety ...It was when you visited our school and gave autographs!
hi luv ya'lls music, think u guyz rock! u r doing a gr8 job and thanx 4 representing the kingdom of the Lord. may He continue 2 bless u 2 abundance! commit whatever u do 2 Him & He will grant u sucess! all my luv. Gob bless Tshep (South Africa)
I u guyz's music and the band. I hear u guyz all the time on the radio. Keep the good work going and mabey one day i can go to one of your conserts and see u live. have with ur music and God Bless.
I you guys so much!!! Keep it up!
Who are you guys? Never even heard of you.
Jump5 I really liked your muisc video on the WoW 2003 dvd.(I hope you do a nother one!)Anyway,good interview,and it's really that you did one.Anyway,God bless,and take care.
nvr hrd ya! who are u?
Never heard of you. Where is your music available so I can listen to it? You seem like a group.
well...i really enjoy Jump5...i think it is great for a christian band to get somehwere in the music industry...you guys/gurls...r right up there with Xzhibit and all the rest of the great 'non-christian' artists! way to go!! i am proud of you!!!
I think yall guys rock!But if yall are gonna be a christian band you need to make a better destinction in you songs then that of secular bands-don't mix-let your ye be ye and your ne be ne!!
i never heard of ya guys but would like to, but you sound pretty intresting.
Hey I your music I listen to it all the time can you do a concert in Holland Michigan?!?!?! plz?? I have a lot of friends that listen to your music and we all it!!!!!! (Free Tickets
I think yall r weak. don' holla!!!!!
never heard of yall e-tha
I saw u live at navy piere on my friend's b-day! we had no clue that u would be there!
I heard you on the Disney radio station. You are awsome. I can't believe you are going to sing for President Bush!
It is so cool that you guys are singing for God. I love all of your songs and they are fun to dance to. You sound great together and my friends and I want to become a Christian singing group, too. Good luck!!
i love you guys, your music has a great message and we really need alot more groups out there like you guys! keep up the good work!
I was searching my local Christain Bookceneter store, and I passed by the listen before you buy section, and spotted your CD. I put on the headphones, and practically listened to the whole CD. I love the way you praise God in you lyrics and in a heavenly tone, without racial terms and profantiy. It is now my favorite CD out of my collection of hundreds. Keep it up, and Love God and prosper. God Bless!
i love you guys
You Guys are really awesome and all that junk that the other peoples wrote on here. (except for the peep that wrote"who are you"). Keep up the good work and someday you will get to see your dreams come true. Stay true and remember J-lo & Destinys Child is always #1.
T.C.C.I.C. Peace out & God Bless
I heard your song in one of the TeenFX's newsletters. It was really cool. One part of it reminded me of another song, but I just can' remember which one. Oh well. I like your music, don't stop making new music.
who r u guys?
Oh my god, I saw you guys on disney. You're amazing, I love Spinning Around.
Hey, you guys were in the TeenFX newsletter last month. I have heard of you. I like that song. good luck!
No offense but I havent really heard of you !! But you guys sound cool and are cute!