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Hyunjin (Stray Kids) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Hyunjin Stray Kids

Hyunjin (현진) is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and a member of the boy group Stray Kids under JYP Entertainment. He is a member of the subunit Dance Racha.

Hyunjin (Stray Kids) Profile

Stage NameHyunjin (현진)
Birth NameHwang Hyun Jin (황현진)
OccupationRapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, MC
BirthdayMarch 20, 2000
Active Years2017–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height179 cm (5’10.5″)
Blood TypeB

Hyunjin (Stray Kids) Facts:

Early Life

– Hyunjin was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– During his early years, he spent some time in Las Vegas, attending kindergarten there and going by the name Sam at that time.

Personal Life

– He is an only child.
– His name was given by his grandfather. (Nylon Japan 2023)
– He attended SOPA (School of Performing Arts) in Seoul, specializing in Practical Dance and graduating in February 2019.
– His representative emoji is ferret.
– He tried bowling for the first time with Changbin in 2023. (Seventeen)
– He considers his lips as his charming point.
– He likes to organize both his desktop apps and smartphone apps.
– During his childhood, Hyunjin was called “Jinnie”.
– He owns a dog named Kkami, whom he has raised since he was 16. He also had a previous dog named Kkomi who passed away before he had Kkami.
– He is allergic to cat fur.
– To refresh when work is busy or things aren’t going well, he enjoys feeling the breeze at the Han river.
– He started sketching as a way to destress himself. (GQ Interview)
– He thinks I.N is a good listener and he feels healed just by listening to him. (25ans Magazine Interview)
– He likes bowling. (25ans Interview)
– To combat insomnia, he tends to eat something sweet and then tries to fall asleep. (Nylon Japan 2023)
– He thinks he moves a lot during sleep.
– His hobbies include dancing, reading books, and playing sports.
– He is skilled at drawing using various techniques.
– He prefers to eat a lot in the morning and usually stops eating after 4 pm.
– Hyunjin shared that Lee Know easily gets lonely, and he often receives messages from him to go somewhere together. (Nylon Japan 2023)
– Something he’ll never regret is meeting Stays. (Seventeen Interview)
– Friends and classmates often call him the “Prince” because of his handsome looks and talent.
– He is friends with Younghoon of The Boyz, Bomin of Golden Child, and Daehwi of AB6IX.
– In the previous dorm, he, Bang Chan, Lee Know, and Seungmin used to share a room.
– The impression of any member that has changed the most since he first met is Seungmin. (25ans Magazine Interview)
– He has the loudest alarm in the dorm and I.N usually hears it and goes into his room to wake him up.
– His motto is “Let’s try even when you regret it later.”
GOT7s Jinyoung is his role model.
– Hyunjin’s ideal type is someone who would listen to his worries well and can empathize with them as if they were her own worries.


– Hyunjin is the rapper and dancer in Stray Kids.
– He made a cameo appearance in the Web drama “A-Teen Season 2” episode 16 (2019) alongside I.N.
– He ranked 36th on TC Candler’s “100 Most Handsome Faces of 2020.”
– He was chosen as Studio Choom’s Artist of the Month for October 2021.
– He trained for a period of two years.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite season is autumn.
– His favorite number is 8.
– He likes to eat rice topped with eel.
– Sushi is his favorite food.
– Watermelon is his favorite fruit.
– He cannot eat onions, carrots, or eggplants.
– His favorite killing part in a song is his rap in “Grow Up,” which was written by Han.
– His favorite colors are blue and pink. (VLive “DJ Ret #2”)

Personality & Habits

– I.N mentioned that Hyunjin cries the most among all the Stray Kids members.
– He believes that there should be moments when should be alone without their phones to shut out the information and spend time peacefully. (Harper’s BAZAAR)
– He is known to be the hardest to wake up among the members.
– According to Changbin, Hyunjin is the most different on-stage and off-stage. (Nylon Japan)

Instagram: hynjinnnn

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify Playlist | Bugs | Melon

Hyunjin (Stray Kids) Photos

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