Roshon Fegan: What to Know About the New DWTS Contestant

Dancing with the Stars Cast - Roshon Fegan 5 Things
Roshon Fegan
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updated 02/28/2012 at 11:45 AM EST

originally published 03/01/2012 11:00AM

A self-proclaimed imitator of Michael Jackson's dance moves, will Roshon Fegan have an advantage over the other contestants on Dancing with the Stars?

Only time will tell, but there's no doubt that Disney's Shake It Up! star, 20, is one talented fella.

Also highly skilled in songwriting, singing and acting, Fegan is a quadruple threat.

Here's what else you need to know about him:





1. He's got A-List connections
Fegan is in with Will Smith's family. After meeting son Jaden at Dylan and Cole Sprouse's birthday a few years ago, Fegan and the young actor became "really good friends." The Disney star has nothing but praise for Jaden, who he tells TVGuide is "super talented."

2. He's a rapper – but not your typical one
Money and cars aren't Fegan's topics of choice when it comes to writing lyrics. The hip-hop fan much prefers empowering rhymes about education. "If you believe, you can also achieve. Stay in school 'cause that's what's cool," he raps on his jam "Anything Is Possible."

3. He loves to Tweet
Like many of his fellow Disney stars, Fegan, who has 156,352 followers, uses Twitter as a place to connect with fans and promote new material. Formerly known as @YaBoyRo based on his nickname, he now goes by @Roshon.

4. He's remixed Adele's "Rolling In the Deep"
Known as the "Romix Swag Version," Fegan put together an electro mix of Adele's Grammy Award-winning hit. In his 5:42 clip, he plays bits of the song, while showing some of the process that went into creating the mix.

5. He recently met Michelle Obama
Fegan and a few of his peers met the First Lady earlier this month when she came out for Disney's Magic of Healthy Living and Let's Move campaigns. He Tweeted a photo of the exciting interaction that included a warm embrace from Mrs. Obama.

Have a question for Disney star and DWTS contestant Roshon Fegan? Send it to @peoplemag on Twitter with #Roshon and it could appear PEOPLE.com!

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