Meet Enhypen’s Resolute Leader, Jungwon
Enhypen is a Korean idol group under the management of Belift Lab. The group was formed from an idol competition called I-LAND. One of the contestants from the program was a trainee called Jungwon. He got the last position before the final episode but miraculously claimed the first position on the final episode.
Due to determination and his resolute character, he avoided elimination and became an Enhypen member. Later on, he even became Enhypen’s leader despite his age being younger than all the members. Moreover, he also excelled in dancing and singing. He was complimented by K-pop superstar Rain for his dance skill.
Let’s take a look at Enhypen’s Jungwon’s profile, facts, and other information in this article. So, stay tuned!
Enhypen’s Jungwon’s Full Profile
Name: Yang Jung-won
Stage Name: Jungwon
Birthday: February 9th, 2004
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 174 cm
Chinese Zodiac: The Year of the Monkey
Blood type: AB
Position: Lead vocal, leader, lead dancer
YouTube : Enhypen’s Youtube Channel
Enhypen’s Jungwon’s Facts
- Jungwon’s English name is Johnny.
- His hobbies are playing games, walking in the rain, and watching movies.
- Jungwon and Sunoo snore when they sleep in the dormitory.
- His role model is BTS’ Jungkook.
- Jungwon’s total training period is a year and four months.
- He won first place in I-LAND.
- Jungwon’s favorite season is winter.
- Jungwon has one older sister.
- He is very slim. If he gained weight, his face would bulge.
- He rarely cries.
- He has the most bad habits among Enhypen’s members.
- He practiced Taekwondo since the age of seven.
- He grew up with his grandparents because his parents had to work and support their family.
- If he is an animal, he considers himself a monkey.
- He has an individual fandom. He calls them Edens.
- Jungwon’s favorite colors are blue and orange.
Enhypen’s Jungwon’s Pre-Debut
Jungwon dreamed of becoming a Taekwondo athlete when he was a child. He practiced Taekwondo for seven years and won trophies in various Taekwondo competitions.
For four years, he endured difficult times as a Taekwondo athlete. Jungwon was cast by Belift Lab and trained for one year and four months before competing in I-LAND, an idol survival program. In the competition, he was known for his dance talent. In an interview, Jungwon said that Taekwondo and dance are important and interesting to him because they have similar elements.
Enhypen’s Jungwon’s Appearance in I-LAND
I-LAND is an idol survival program that was made from a collaboration between Mnet and Big Hit Entertainment. The program was held from June to September 2020 to find future idol superstars. Jungwon joined the competition alongside 22 other trainees.
Around 177 countries participated in giving global fan votes to all contestants. More than 37 million global viewers watched the program.
In the final round, nine contestants were selected. They had to compete with each other for a chance to debut with Enhypen. Jungwon was known for his dance and singing skills, and he received the best evaluation from the judges. Even K-pop superstars such as Rain praised Jungwon’s dance skill.
Jungwon amazed the judges and his rivals whenever he performed on the stage. In the 11th episode, Jungwon received the lowest vote, and he was placed at the lowest rank.
Miraculously, he managed to turn the table, gathering the most votes and reaching first place in the final episode. Not only did he evade elimination, but he also became the best contestant in I-LAND. It is proven that Jungwon has the best mentality and psychology to overcome the worst situation.
Jungwon’s Official Debut with Enhypen
After competing with 23 male trainees in I-LAND, Jungwon managed to clinch the first position, and he was rewarded the chance to debut in Enhypen. Enhypen debuted in November 2020 by releasing their debut LP Border: Day One.
The album includes the title track “Given-Taken.” Enhypen’s debut album became an overnight success because their agency released several trailers prior to releasing the album. The album tells stories about mixed emotions at the border between two opposite worlds.
Enhypen’s debut showcase was broadcasted through Mnet’s Enhypen Debut Show on November 30th, 2020. Several days later, the group made its official debut on KBS’ Music Show.
Despite being the youngest member, Jungwon was selected as Enhypen’s leader. He competed with the oldest member, Heeseung, to be Enhypen’s leader. The selection process took 40 days, and both members went through interviews and tests.
The leader is a difficult position because the leader must bear the burden of the group and carry the other members. Jungwon received the vote from all the members because he doesn’t keep any distance from any member. He is the type of person who can interact and communicate with everyone at any time.
According to Enhypen members, Jungwon’s main attractive point is his adorable personality. He is adorable even when he doesn’t act cute. Jungwon has a very strong personality, and he is a reliable person according to his friends.
Enhypen’s Jungwon’s Focus Fancam
Jungwon has one of the most unique voices between male idols. His dance movements are elegant and smooth but slightly lack power. He excels when performing slow-paced choreography compared to upbeat and energetic choreography. The funny thing is that his face resembles Sunoo and the cameramen usually have difficulties following his movement, especially when Sunoo and Jungwon have overlapping positions.
All of Enhypen’s members looked comfortable and fresh while performing “10 Months.” In casual clothes, they look very young and bright. This kind of music and choreography concept suits Enhypen. Whenever he smiles, fans always cheer up. His dimples make him even more adorable to fans.
Enhypen’s Jungwon’s Dance Cover
Enhypen’s Jungwon and Jake tried to cover Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic” and posted the video on social media. Jungwon was smiling throughout the video. He clearly loves performing funk music choreography.
As Enhypen’s lead dancer, Jungwon is capable of performing various dance genres. He loves performing slow-paced and cute dance choreography, but he can transform into a sexy icon. Just look at the video when he covered Rain’s “Rainism” choreography. There was also a dance battle with I-LAND contestants. In the video, he amazed the other contestants and all of the judges with his moves.
That was all the information about Enhypen’s Jungwon. We can’t wait for Enhypen’s new single and Jungwon’s new appearance. Don’t forget to share this article with your Twitter account. We also have the profiles of the other Enhypen members. Find out more about them in Channel Korea articles.