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Jungwon (ENHYPEN) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Jungwon (정원) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group ENHYPEN under BE:LIFT Lab.

Jungwon Profile

Stage NameJungwon (정원)
Birth NameYang Jung-won (양정원)
BirthdayFebruary 9, 2004
Active Years2020–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height174 cm (5’8 ½″)
Blood TypeAB

Jungwon Facts

Early Life

– He was born in Gwanak-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He went to Seoul Sinseong Elementary School and Sillim Middle School.
– He attended Namgang High School but transferred to Hanlim Entertainment Arts High School where he graduated from the Department of Applied Music.
– Throughout his school years, he held the position of class president for five consecutive years and later served as the vice president in 6th grade.

Personal Life

– Jungwon was raised by his grandmother because his parents were busy working.
– He was previously a trainee at SM Entertainment before joining Big Hit. He was discovered by a casting director through a photo shown by the mother of a friend who was also a Big Hit trainee at the time. (Tamed-Dashed | IDDP)
– He said he doesn’t have any motto.
– In one word, Niki would describe him as a cat. (Buzzfeed Interview)
– He revealed that their group chat’s name is “Don’t exit XX”.
– He is scared of aeroplane motion sickness because he can get bad motion sickness.
– He has a pet dog named Maeumi.
– During his time as an SM trainee, he trained with members from NCT and WayV.
BTSJungkook is his role model.
– If he could listen to any one of their songs it would be “10 Months”.
Sunoo said Jungwon would be “lamb” if he were an ingredient in a meal because his last name is Yang (sheep in Korean) and lamb is very tasty.
– The artist he is fanboying over is Shawn Mendes. (Buzzfeed)
– He dislikes lying on a bed with socks on and loudly chewing on food. (Self-revised profile)
– The message he wants to give to his pre-debut self is “Don’t give up. I know you will make it”.
– Representative Emoticon: Cat (🐈)
– His solo fandom name is Edens.
Heeseung said that Jungwon would be Takenari Akagi if he were a character from “SLAM DUNK”. (Weverse Magazine)
– He has an older sister who is two years older than him.
– He likes watching movies and taking walks in the rain in his spare time.
– He considers his dimple, cute personality, eye smile, and shoulders as his charming points.
– Among the members, he is the shortest in height.
– According to Sunghoon, Jungwon likes big clothes, big phones, and big beds because he is small himself. (Weverse live)
– If he could travel anywhere, he would want to visit the past.
– His recommended songs include “Chemical” by Post Malone and “Sing For You” by EXO. (NME Interview)
– He tries not to use the air conditioner a lot during summers because he thinks the secret to surviving summers is “doing nothing and staying still”. (Japan Official Magazine)
– He often plays mobile games with Sunghoon.
– His best memory from I-LAND was witnessing Jay sleep with his eyes open one night.
– Although he is allergic to cats, he finds watching cat videos stress-relieving.
– His most treasured memory is when they were announced as debut members.
– He has several nicknames including Garden (as his name means “garden” in Korean), Sheep Garden, Jung One, Yang Garden, Yang Chamber, and Nyang Jungwon.
– His most used emoji is the salute emoji.
– His English name is Johnny Yang.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is the Monkey.


– He was previously a trainee under SM Entertainment from 2017 to 2018 and BigHit Entertainment from 2018 to 2019.
– He is the leader in the group “ENHYPEN”.
– He and Heeseung were candidates to be the leader and after 40 days leader selection process, they asked them individually. Heeseung declined to become the leader so Jungwon became the leader.
– Prior to participating in I-LAND, he trained for a year and four months.
– He secured first place in the final of I-LAND, receiving a total of 1,417,620 votes.
– He is also a former trainee at RBW in 2018.
– He worked as the special MC for “M Countdown” (2020) and “Music Bank” (2022).

Likes & Dislikes

– He has a strong dislike for motorcycles because he finds them dangerous. (Weverse live)
– He likes Jake, removing socks, eating curry, and ENHYPEN. (Self-revised profile)
– His favorite movie is “Aladdin.”
– He doesn’t read webtoons.
– He enjoys going on night walks in the cities that ENHYPEN goes to for their tours. (Elle Korea)
– His most treasured possession is a backpack he has used since fifth grade.
– He likes to go to bed early and wake up early because he thinks quality of sleep is better than quantity.
– If given a superpower, he would want the ability to make everything he says come true.
– Winter is his favorite season.
– His favourite outfits to wear are casual streetwear. (British Vogue)
– He likes blue, green, and orange colors.
– He loves to sing older Korean songs in karaoke. (Teen Vogue)

Food Preferences

– His favorite ice cream flavor in Baskin Robbins is “Mom is an Alien.”
– Sukiyaki is his favorite Japanese food. (Weverse live)
– His favorite chocolate snack is Twix.
Jake said that Jungwon is always snacking on gummy candies. (Buzzfeed Who’s Who)
– His favorite restaurant food in the US is Chicago pizza.
– His go-to delivery food is tteokbokki.
– His favorite Korean dish of all time is pork belly.


– Jungwon is skilled in singing, dancing, and popping. (Self-revised profile)
– He can mimic the sound of Squidward’s footsteps, as shared in the Behind the Profile Shoot.
– His hidden talent is making cat noises.
– He practiced taekwondo for seven years and even competed as a taekwondo athlete for four years.
– He is good in table tennis and was a member of the table tennis club at his school.
– He can’t whistle well.

Personality & Habits

– He calls his members first when he has any news to share.
Ni-ki said that Jungwon is a “cat” if he were to describe any member in one word.
– His habits include fluttering his eyebrows up, lowering his sleeves, and putting his palms facing up while sitting.
– He choose the words “adaptability,” “balance,” and “absorptive” when asked to choose three words to describe himself.
– According to his classmates, he is known for being extremely kind, soft-spoken, and frequently laughing with his friends, giving him the nickname “100% pure milk.”
– According to Ni-ki, Jungwon, along with Sunoo, snores the most.
– The other members found him cute when they first met him.
– He has a quiet and peaceful personality.

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Bugs | Melon

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