#IdolEdge: Jena Felt 'Relieved' After Finale Reveal

Published 05/22 2014 08:13PM

Updated 05/22 2014 08:18PM

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Jena Irene may have snagged second place, but the American Idol finalist is ready to hit the road.

After Caleb was named the winner of American Idol, Jena said it was just a relief. She was happy to finally know her place in the competition and said she was also so proud and excited for Caleb.

Even though her name wasn't called, she said that moment standing in front of thousands of screaming fans in the Nokia Theatre is something she will never forget.

As for her music career after the American Idol Live! Tour, she can't wait to start recording her own album which she said is going to be "epic."

Watch the video to hear more for the American Idol runner-up!

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