Prom is right around the corner! Gorgeous gowns, matching dates, corsages, limos, dancing the night away…We could reminisce on the awkward days of high school for hours—but we'd rather find out how Jennifer Lopez and the rest of the American Idol judges spent their magical night.

We caught up with Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. following the latest Idol elimination to get the scoop on what our beloved judges were really like as teens. Check out our exclusive interviews with the singing sensations above to find out which judge was a little bit of a dork, who designed their own prom attire, and who didn't even make it to graduation!

C.J. Harris

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As the competition for the next American Idol progresses, the cuts seem to be getting harder and harder. Although Harry believed that CJ Harris was the "appropriate choice" for this week's elimination, the crooner said he was sad to see the young singer go.

E! News also caught up with CJ to find out how he's feeling after America voted him out of the running.

"I've been blessed," Harris said. "Regardless of how far I made it in this competition—if I won the whole thing, I'm just extremely proud to make it this far, and I'm happy for the other contestants too."

Catch the next American idol performances Wednesday at 8 p.m. on Fox.  

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