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ASC2NT Members Profile & Facts

ASC2NT Members

ASC2NT (어센트) is an upcoming five-member Kpop boy group New Ways Company. The group members are Karam, Injun, Jay, Reon, and Kyle. They will debut in the first half of 2024.

ASC2NT Profile

Debut2024
Active Years2024–present
ASC2NT MembersKaram, Injun, Jay, Reon, Kyle
GenreN/A
StatusPre-debut
LabelNew Ways Company
Oldest MemberKaram
Youngest MemberKyle
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameN/A

Website:
ASC2NT

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: asc2nt_official
Youtube: 람쭌환(ramjjunhwan)
Twitter: ASC2NT_OFFICIAL

ASC2NT Facts:

– ASC2NT derives its name from the fusion of “ascent” and the numeral “2,” symbolizing the commencement of a second chapter. The group’s name embodies their aspirations to reach greater heights in this new phase of their journey.
– On December 21, 2023, New Ways Company revealed that the three DGNA members featured in Peak Time (Karam, Injun, and Jay) have entered into an exclusive agreement with the company. The trio is set to make a fresh debut in 2024 as part of a new group alongside additional members.
– As of January 16, 2024, the company has launched social media accounts for their upcoming male group, ASC2NT, and has introduced two newcomers, Reon and Kyle.
– The anticipated debut of ASC2NT is scheduled for the first half of 2024.
– Karam, Injun, and Jay were previously part of DGNA and have a history as former members of XING as well.

ASC2NT Members Profile

1. Karam

Karam ASC2NT
Karam
Stage NameKaram (가람 / カラム)
Birth NamePark Hyun Chul (박현철)
PositionLeader, Main Vocalist
Birthday June 28th, 1991
Active Years2008–present
Age33 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height175 cm (5’9″)
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENFJ

Karam Facts:

– He was born in Daegu, South Korea.
– He resided in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, for a period of time.
– His educational background includes attending Cheongdam High School, Sehan University, and Dankook University.
– Karam also contributed to The Boss (DGNA) and its sub-unit Popsicle from 2010 to 2023.
– He successfully completed his military service.
– He participated in the survival show “Peak Time” as part of Team 23:00 alongside Injun and Jay.
– He was a former member of Xing during its 3rd and 4th generations from 2008 to 2009, using the stage name Rising.
– He is known for his admiration of TVXQ!’s U-Know, who inspired him to pursue a career in singing.
– Karam is not only an accomplished actor, engaging in various musicals, theater plays, movies, and dramas but also started his career as a child model, winning gold in competitions twice.
– He expresses gratitude to his parents and U-Know in the special thanks sections of The Boss’ albums.
– He was formerly known as Rising in Xing, a name inspired by TVXQ!’s song “Rising Sun.”
– He is a member of the MOTF Dance Crew, where he collaborated with other notable artists such as IONE, B-Joo, Jihu, and Sangmin.
– His favorite color, pearl red, is a nod to TVXQ!’s official fan color.
– He held the position of president in the student council and was a member of the dance club during middle school.
– He referred to as TVXQ! fans’ “son” due to his strong resemblance to former member Kim Jaejoong and his deep appreciation for U-Know.
– He is accomplished at bowling, boasting an average score around 180.
– He actively engaged in soccer since his school days, Karam continues to enjoy the sport as a hobby.
– He took charge of meal preparation for The Boss during their dorm life, showcasing his culinary skills.
– He enjoys creating content on TikTok and live streaming, achieving a top-ranking position on TikTok at one point.
– He finds comfort in sleeping with a Rilakkuma plushie.
– He is a passionate soccer enthusiast who played midfield for the celebrity soccer team FC MEN from 2012 to 2015.
– He abstains from alcohol due to a dislike for its taste.
– He is known for his strong arms, winning arm wrestling matches in his childhood.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: park_628
Twitter: karam_7340
TikTok: @karam_0628

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon 

2. Injun

Injun ASC2NT
Injun
Stage NameInjun (인준 / インジュン)
Birth NameLee In Jun (이인준)
PositionSub-Vocalist
BirthdayMarch 9th, 1992
Active Years2008–present
Age31 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height175 cm (5’9″)
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIESTJ

Injun Facts:

– He hails from Incheon, South Korea.
– His educational journey includes Incheon Dongdong High School and Digital Seoul National University of Culture and Arts.
– Additionally, Injun contributed to The Boss (DGNA) from 2010 to 2023.
– Teaming up with Karam and Jay, Injun participated in the survival show “Peak Time” as part of Team 23:00.
– He was formerly known as Soul, he was a member of Xing during its 3rd and 4th generations from 2008 to 2009.
– He is a devoted fan of SG Wannabe.
– He earned nicknames such as (Eccentric) Rabbit, Chinchilla, and Injeolmi, a type of Korean rice cake.
– He is known as the “Twitter King” for being highly active on social media and engaging extensively with fans.
– He released several duets, including ‘Just One Love’ featuring D-day, ‘한번 더 내 말을’ featuring A-daily’s Ziu, and ‘Type & Delete’ featuring Kim Kyujong.
– He showcases beatboxing as a special talent and, alongside former The Boss members Mika and Hyunmin, uploaded beatbox covers on YouTube as ‘집게트리오’ (Tongs Trio).
– He is recognized as the most talkative member within the group.
– He maintains a close friendship with SS501 member Kim Kyujong, often engaging in fitness activities or hiking together.
– He is a baseball enthusiast supporting the Incheon SSG Landers as his favorite team.
– He successfully completed his military service.
– He boasts a high alcohol tolerance and enjoys drinking.
– He displays his acting skills in various musicals and plays in both Korea and Japan.
– He contributed to the drama ‘Power Rangers Dino Force Brave.’
– He secured gold twice and silver once in music festivals.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: injun1992.39
Twitter: InJun0309

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon 

3. Jay

Jay ASC2NT
Jay
Stage NameJay (제이/ジェイ)
Birth Name Jeon Ji Hwan (전지환)
PositionMain Rapper, Main Dancer
BirthdayMarch 31st, 1994
Active Years2008–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height173 cm (5’8″)
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIENFJ

Jay Facts:

– He was born in Donam-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He applied for the dance survival show “Be Mbitious” but did not pass the auditions.
– He was formerly known as Kipalang, he was a member of Xing during its 3rd and 4th generations from 2008 to 2009.
– He acted in various musicals and theater plays in Japan.
– Jay also contributed to The Boss (DGNA) from 2010 to 2023, and was a member of its sub-unit Popsicle.
– He gained recognition for his popping skills on Star King and earned the nickname ‘Poppin’ Prodigy’ prior to debuting in The Boss.
– He participated in the survival show “Peak Time” as part of Team 23:00 alongside Injun and Karam.
– He gained viral fame in sixth grade for a dancing video and appeared on the TV show ‘Truth Game.’
– He completed his education at Gyeongdong High School and Digital Seoul Institute of Culture and Arts.
– He made his acting debut as a child actor in 2009 with the movie ‘Short! Short! Short!,’ and later appeared in ‘Song of the Wind,’ ‘Themselves,’ ‘Confession,’ and ‘Power Rangers Dino Force Brave.’
– He is known for his serious and calm personality, refraining from using emoticons or slang even in text messages.
– He dislikes seafood with strong odors, such as crabs and sea cucumbers.
– He completed his military service from 2018 to 2020, serving in the military band alongside CNBLUE’s Jungshin.
– He enjoys walking and maintains a daily routine of around 10,000 steps.
– He finds pleasure in watching Netflix, exploring shows and movies across various genres and languages.
– He holds a serious passion for meat, with a notable incident in middle school where he consumed 11 servings in one sitting, as shared by Injun.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: jjh_0331
Twitter: jay940331

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon 

4. Reon

Reon ASC2NT
Reon
Stage Name Reon (레온 / レオン)
Birth NameN/A
PositionRapper, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayN/A
Active Years2024–present
Age(in 2024)
Zodiac SignN/A
Height 182 cm (5’12”)
WeightN/A
NationalityN/A
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIN/A

Reon Facts:

– He was revealed as a member on January 17, 2024.
– He has fluency in English.

5. Kyle

Kyle ASC2NT
Kyle
Stage NameKyle (카일 / カイル)
Birth NameN/A
PositionSub Vocalist, Maknae
BirthdayN/A
Active Years2024–present
Age(in 2024)
Zodiac SignN/A
Height181 cm (5’11”)
WeightN/A
NationalityN/A
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIN/A

Kyle Facts:

– He was revealed as a member on January 17, 2024.
– He has fluency in Korean, English and Bahasa Indonesia.

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