History was made during the Season 15 finale of NBC
’s “America’s Got Talent
,” as the reality TV show’s first-ever spoken word artist won the $1 million prize. Brandon Leake
, a 27-year-old poet from Stockton, California, sat down with Gold Derby the morning after his big victory to talk all things “AGT,” including what he plans on doing with the money and what it was like having the support of his Golden Buzzer mentor Howie Mandel
. Watch our exclusive video interview above.
“Honestly in this moment right now I’m just taking the time to reflect back on it,” Brandon tells me. “You get the initial surge of emotional bliss, but it never really fully runs over you what just happened until a little bit later on. It’s all starting to slowly trickle in. So yeah, I’m juiced though.”
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