That was definitely our first major love shown by Disney, and I think it might have been a trial to see whether they should give us a show of our own, and they did.
We never really had an idea of making music together, but years later when Nick was working on his debut album, Nicholas Jonas, Kevin and I genuinely wanted to write with him.
So we wrote a song together in the living room called “Please Be Mine,” which we thought would just be for Nick.
I mean, I believe in God, and that’s a personal relationship that I have, but I’m not religious in any way. Our dad could play just about anything, and we started picking up instruments ourselves.
I went to school until about seventh grade, before my parents decided to homeschool us. Was pretty good with science, and I was great at music class. When Nick was 7, he began singing everywhere—in the house, in the hair salon even, which is where he was discovered.
A scandal had erupted involving stolen money, and it caused a big rift in the church.
After that the concept of church really upset me for a long time.
We were working on it for so long, and our dad had to drive us to the recording studio in the city every day.
I’ll never forget our first concert: We were named J3—and we hated the name. I remember turning to my brothers before that show and saying, “Do you want our name to be J3 for the rest of our lives?
2009 Season Made the cut in 14 of 25 Tour starts during his rookie season with eight top-25 finishes to help him end the year No.