Billy Ray On Miley's Pal Justin Gaston: 'Reminds Me A Lot Of Myself When I Was 20 Years Old'

Miley Cyrus celebrated her Sweet 16 birthday at the Disneyland Resort on Sunday with 5,000 of her closest friends — including one particular guest who Miley has been spending a great deal of time with lately, Justin Gaston.

“He’s here,” Miley told Access of Justin. “He’s celebrating with the rest of my friends, so that’ll be very nice.”

Miley may not have revealed if she is dating the 20-year-old aspiring musician, but Justin already has a fan in Miley’s dad, Billy Ray Cyrus.

Justin played with Billy Ray during the Miley’s Sweet 16 celebration.

“He actually reminds me a lot of myself when I was 20 years old and I was living and searching for the dream,” Billy Ray told Access.

And as for what type of man Justin is, Billy Ray said Justin measures up in the areas that matter most.

“He’s got a great heart and soul, and a lot of determination,” Billy Ray added. “I think that’s the true measure of a man, is when you measure his heart.”

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