SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Fresh from thrilling the crowd with a powerful rendition of the national anthem at the Thanksgiving Day Bears v. Lions game, Quintavious Johnson has become a singing sensation.

On Friday evening, the phenom from Franklin, Tennessee, who just turned 13, warmed up the crowd gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square for the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.

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His mother, Yolanda, says Quintavious has always sung and began performing at the tender age of two in their church.

These days, Yolanda home-schools 7-grader Quintavious between gigs — which, in the coming year, include appearances around the U.S., Canada and in the Bahamas.

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Quintavious Johnson was a finalist on the ninth season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

You can follow him on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/thequintavious and at his website: http://thequintavious.com

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