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JJ Project Member Profile: JR

JR was part of the Kpop rookie Duo JJ Project, and is now part of JYP’s new rookie group “GOT7“.

Before making his Kpop debut, he made his acting debut on Dream High 2 alongside JB. His main role in JJ Project is rapping, while JB takes over the vocals. It’s been well over a year since JJ Project debuted, so we’re hoping that we’ll see a comeback soon. Until then, JR will be joining JB in his new drama “When a Man Falls in Love“.


  • Stage Name: JR
  • Real Name: Park Jinyoung
  • Position: Rapper, Dancer
  • Born: September 22nd, 1994
  • Astrological Sign: Virgo
  • Height: 178cm or 5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight: 63kg or 138lbs
  • Blood Type: O
  • Education: Kyunggi High School
  • Twitter: JrJYP

JJ Project Member Profile JR


  • Favorite Foods: Hamburgers
  • Favorite Artists: Chris Brown, Musiq Soulchild
  • Favorite Dancers: Keone Madrid, Henry Link
  • Favorite Actors: Seung Gangho
  • Favorite Colors: N/A
  • Favorite Hobbies: Watching dramas, practicing dance, writing rap lyrics, listening to music, collecting shoes.

JJ Project Member Profile JR 1

Fun Facts:

  • JR’s ideal type of girl is one with a lot of Aegyo
  • He enjoyed the Korean drama “Love Rain” staring Girls’ Generation’s Yoona.
  • He spends a lot of time at dance practice.
  • His nickname is Jirongie.
  • The high school he attended was an all-male high school.
  • He is a Christian.
  • He tied in 1st place with JB at the JYP Trainee Open Recruitment 5th Auditions.
  • He made his acting debut on Dream High 2, where he played the role of Jung Ui Bong.
  • He’ll be joining JB in the drama “When a Man Falls in Love”.
  • His stage name is JR, because his real name is the same as his producer, Park Jin Young.
  • Like JB, he underwent training for 2 ½ years before debuting.
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