He says he's a big fan of the former boyband singer
And he admits he has a lot of respect for his fellow performer.
‘I admire Justin [Timberlake],’ he tells the Associated Press.
‘I think he’s done a good job of coming out of the boyband working his way into a solo career that is now massive. … It’s a great comparison.’
Jesse, 21, co-wrote Leona Lewis’s smash hit Bleeding Love.