I was a pastor’s kid, so eyes were always on me, even then.
I sat in the first pew of the church, and I had to wear a suit every Sunday, because my parents wanted me to be this role model that I didn’t always want to be.
Nice and simple." The Jonas Brothers - a lie from the start.
He recalls: "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?
' When we got onstage, I was the one to announce to the crowd, 'Hey, we're the Jonas Brothers'.
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?
I preferred going to punk-rock shows in small venues in New Jersey, where we grew up, wearing my jean jacket and all my band pins.