Jake (제이크) is a Korean-Australian rapper, singer-songwriter and a member of the Kpop boy group ENHYPEN under Belift Lab.
|Stage Name||Jake (제이크)|
|Birth Name||Jake Sim|
|Korean Name||Sim Jae-yun (심재윤)|
|Birthday||November 15, 2002|
|Age||21 (in Nov 2023)|
|Height||176 cm (5’9″)|
– Jake was born in South Korea but moved to Australia when he was a child.
– He attended Edge Hill State School and St. Peters Lutheran College for his education.
– He played the violin for four years and was part of his school’s orchestra.
– Jake has an older brother born in 2000.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is the Horse.
– He is close friends with Bang Chan and Felix from Stray Kids.
– Layla, his dog, was named after Eric Clapton’s song “Layla” and she was born on October 31st, 2017.
– When he goes to karaoke, he sings Justin Beiber’s, Backstreet Boys, Michael Jackson or AC/DC songs. (Variety)
– His hobbies include playing with his dog, listening to music, and shopping for clothes. [Self-Revised Profile]
– His hometown is Brisbane, Australia.
– After watching BTS perform “Boy with Luv” at the Billboard Music Awards in 2019, he dreamt of becoming a K-pop idol.
– He picked Heeseung if he could swap lives with any member because he has a perfect pitch.
– The show he is watching recently is “The Point Men”.
– Before his debut, Jake played the violin and bass, and he is currently learning to play the guitar.
– Jake wants to learn how to present himself like Sunghoon. (British Vogue)
– His dream collaboration would be Justin Beiber because he grew up listening to his songs. (Entertainment Tonight)
– He got voted by the members as most likely to send memes in the group chat. (Variety)
– His charming points are daengdaengmi (adorable clumsiness), love for dogs, and being cute. [Self-Revised Profile]
– If he had to choose three words to describe himself, he would pick “passion,” “perseverance,” and “love.”
– He cooked dinner with his mom almost every day for five years in Australia.
– His mottos are “Live with positive vibes” and “Work hard, play hard.”
– He communicates and texts with Heeseung in English.
– He often plays soccer with Ni-ki in the practice studio. (Weverse interview)
– His recommended songs include “Mourning” by Post Malone and “Weep” by Brandon. (NME)
– Jake and Jay are roommates and have a close bond due to their similar hobbies and love for playing games together.
– He, Sunghoon, and Jay make up the “02z,” referring to the Enhypen members born in 2002.
– He has several nicknames, including “Sim Jake”, “Aussie Friend”, “Ikue”, “Daeng”, and “Jayla” (a combination of his and Layla’s names).
– In Australia, he played bass at his church.
– He used to play soccer as a striker.
– Representative Emoticon: 🐶
– Solo Fandom Name: Jakeys
– Jungwon said Jake would be “Kohlrabi” if he were an ingredient in a meal because vegetables are good for health.
– He would like Bradley Cooper to play his character in a movie because he is handsome.
– Jake and Sunoo performed TXT‘s “Crown” in the first episode of I-LAND with an eliminated contestant named Youngbin.
– He trained for nine months before participating in I-LAND.
– On the final episode of I-LAND, he ranked 3rd with 1,179,633 votes.
– In 2020, Jake ranked 45th on TC Candler’s Most Handsome Faces list.
– During the Belift global audition in his country, he performed Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” and was the only one selected out of 500 applicants.
– Jake wrote the lyrics to the song “Shout Out”. (Weverse Live)
Likes & Dislikes
– When it comes to fashion, Jake likes street brand clothes, comfortable overfit attire, point shoes, checkered clothes, and jean jackets.
– Musicals are his favorite movie genre.
– He likes puppies and dogs. [Behind the Profile Shoot]
– He likes Leila (his dog), clothes, hip-hop, Sunghoon, and all the members. [Self-Revised Profile]
– He usually enjoys listening to hip hop music.
– He enjoys the spring season the most.
– His favorite subjects in school are math and physics.
– He enjoys camping and fishing.
– His favorite colors are black and ivory.
– His go-to karaoke song is Backstreet Boys, “I Want It That Way.” (Teen Vogue)
– Grape-flavored soda is among his preferred drinks.
– His favorite ice cream flavor in Baskin Robbins is “My mom is an alien.”
– Jake likes bubble tea.
– Chicken is his go-to soul food.
– He likes vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce for dessert.
– He likes twisted noodles.
– Jake enjoys eating steak, beef rib soup, ramen, and tteokbokki.
– His go-to delivery food is pepperoni pizza. (Buzzfeed)
– His favorite Korean dish of all time is kimchi stew.
– In mafia games, he likes taking on the role of a citizen because he struggles with lying.
– He is skilled in sports and quickly picks up new ones, especially soccer.
– He was good at maths at school.
– His speciality is impressions of dogs and controlling his voice tone. [Self-Revised Profile]
– The skill he is most confident in is holding his breath.
– Jake is good at working out and maintaining his fitness.
– He can play the violin. [I-LAND ep. 1]
Personality & Habits
– Jay would describe him as a puppy inside and out. (Buzzfeed Interview)
– Sunoo considers him as a member he can turn to for advice, and also because he is a good listener.
– The members chose him as the most likely to laugh during an awkward situation because he laughs easily. (Buzzfeed Who’s Who)
– He isn’t comfortable with new places or meeting new people but he adapts quickly to new situations. (Weverse Magazine)
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