By Dan Heching For Dailymail.com
Published: 21:27 BST, 17 July 2019 | Updated: 21:28 BST, 17 July 2019
It's been quite a while since that 17-year-old girl with the big voice won season 6 of American Idol.
On Wednesday, the Grammy-nominated artist Jordin Sparks, now 29, showed up in New York City on her way into the Build Talk Series at AOL to discuss National Waterpark Day, of all things.
The Tattoo songstress gave off a fun vibe in a pair of shredded back jeans and a loose grey leather jacket, which served as supporting elements to her piece de resistance: her gorgeous long hair which was styled into twists.
Striking a fun pose: The Grammy-nominated artist Jordin Sparks, 29, showed up in New York City on her way into the Build Talk Series at AOL to discuss National Waterpark Day
Luscious locks: The Tattoo songstress gave off a fun and funky vibe in a pair of shredded back jeans and a loose grey leather jacket, styling her gorgeous long hair into twists
Jordin's jeans were cropped above the ankle, and she wore very cute olive green Nikes.
The American Idol champ was clearly excited about her hairstyle, as she posted a cute photo featuring the new look to her Instagram on Tuesday with the caption 'SUMMERTIME FINE!'
The mother of one, who now goes by Jordin Sparks Thomas, was all smiles as she greeted onlookers and gave spirit fingers to the camera.
She was making an appearance at the live interview series to discuss her involvement with Kalahari Resorts and Conventions' initiative for