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HNB (also known as H Next Boys or Happyface Next Boys) is an upcoming 9 member project group under HF Music Company, managed by Happyface Entertainment. They were first introduced in May 2017 and will be debuting in 2019. The group currently consist of Jo Yonggeun, Kim Hyunsoo, Park WoodamWoo Jinyoung, Won Hyunsik, Kim Junhyeong, Kim Jungwoo, Jung Minhwan and Kosuke.

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HNB Official Accounts:
Twitter: @H_NextBoys
Instagram: @h_nextboys
YouTube: Happyface entertainment
Website: 해피페이스 엔터테인먼트

HNB Members Profile:
Jo Yonggeun

Stage Name:
Birth Name: Jo Yonggeun (조용근)
Position: Leader, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper
Birthday: January 23, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 54 kg (119 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Jo Yonggeun Facts:
– He ranked 93rd on Produce 101.
– He ranked 25th on MIXNINE.
– He is a student at Kyunghee University.
– He’s been friends with Jinyoung for 8 years.
– Before becoming a trainee, Yonggeun attended STC Academy with Minhwan, Jinyoung and former members Jaehee and Hyungjin.
– He auditioned for MixNine, along with Woodam, Junhyeong, Hyunsik, Hyunsoo, Jinyoung and former members Jaehee, Jongmin and Yooncheol, but they didn’t pass the audition.
– He is close to EXO‘s Sehun, BLK‘s Taebin, IN2IT‘s Jiahn and The Rose‘s Dojoon.
– His role model is EXO‘s D.O.
– Yonggeun was a DSP Media trainee from September 2014 until 2016, alongside Produce 101’s Choi Dongha.
– Yonggeun and Junhyeong made an appearance in the “Fri. Sat. Sun.” teasers by Dal★Shabet alongside Ziu of VAV.
– He appeared in the 1st episode of Gu Hara ON&OFF: The Gossip as one of the DSP Media trainees alongside Joonghee of A-JAX, Dojoon of The Rose, BM, J.Seph and Somin of K.A.R.D, Chaekyung and Jinsol of APRIL, as well as Yuji of Apple.B.

Kim Hyunsoo

Stage Name:
Birth Name: Kim Hyunsoo (김현수)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: April 12, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60kg (132lbs)
Blood Type: A

Kim Hyunsoo Facts:
– He ranked 14th on MIXNINE.
– He is from Daegu.
– He is a student at Kyunghee University.
– He has a very unique and husky voice.
– He’s known for his dad jokes. (lol)
– He has a very strong dialect.
– He auditioned for MixNine, along with Woodam, Junhyeong, Yonggeun, Hyunsik, Jinyoung and former members Jaehee, Jongmin and Yooncheol, but they didn’t pass the audition.
– His role models are Park Hyoshin and his dad.
– He has a “marshmallow belly”, so his resolution is to have abs.
– He was a MixNine contestant. (Ranked 14th)
– He officially debuted as a sub-unit with Jinyoung on 14 June 2018, with the song “Falling in love”.

Park Woodam

Stage Name:
Birth Name: Park Woodam (박우담)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: August 2, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Nationality: Korean
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type:

Park Woodam Facts:
– He ranked 35th on Produce 101.
– He is a student at Dong-ah University.
– He was one of the best vocalists on Produce 101.
– He auditioned for MixNine, along with Jinyoung, Junhyeong, Yonggeun, Hyunsoo, Jinyoung and former members Jaehee, Jongmin and Yooncheol, but they didn’t pass the audition.
– Woodam is a former BJ on AfreecaTV, his content is now unavailable.
– He was supposed to participate in Boys24, but dropped out before the start. He’s friends with a lot of the boys.
– Woodam is known for his wide range as a vocalist.
– He is good friends with RAINZ‘ Joo Wontak.
– He likes to do the other member’s make-up.
– Woodam, Jinyoung and Yoojun will be releasing their Special Digital Single ‘너 참 예쁘다’ on 2 December 2018.

Woo Jinyoung

Stage Name:
Birth Name: Woo Jinyoung (우진영)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Center
Birthday: May 31, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Korean
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 52 kg (115 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Woo Jinyoung Facts:
– He ranked 40th on Produce 101.
– He got really popular on Produce 101 because of his iconic catch phrase “Woo Jinyoung mitcheoji” (Woo Jinyoung is crazy).
– He ranked 1st on MIXNINE.
– He is a student at Kyunghee University.
– His nicknames are Woochinom and Charmander.
– He has been friends with Yonggeun for 8 years.
– Has an older brother serving in military.
– His father passed away a few years ago.
– His father wanted him to become an actor.
– Earlier on, he auditioned for MixNine, along with Woodam, Junhyeong, Yonggeun, Hyunsoo, Hyunsik and former members Jaehee, Jongmin and Yooncheol, but they didn’t pass the audition.
– Jinyoung passed the exam for SOPA, but then he dropped out of school and only took an exam to get GED at the age of 17.
– Before becoming a trainee, Jinyoung attended STC academy with Minhwan, Yonggeun, Jaehee and Hyungjin.
– He was casted by JYP, Cube, FNC, Starship, and Happyface Entertainment.
– He was a JYP Entertainment trainee until the beginning of 2016.
– Jinyoung received the nickname “Loco” during his times as a JYP trainee because of his resemblance to the rapper.
– He’s close to Stray KidsHan and Bang Chan as well as I.O.I‘s Jeon Somi.
– He’s also close to the members of ONFA.C.E‘s Donghyun and Byeongkwan, Seven O’Clock‘s Hangyeom and former member Vaan, as well as the YG Trainees Lee Gyeonggon and Choi Hyunsuk.
– Jinyoung, Woodam and Yoojun will be releasing their Special Digital Single ‘너 참 예쁘다’ on 2 December 2018.

Won Hyunsik

Stage Name:
Birth Name: Won Hyunsik (원현식)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: September 2, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Won Hyunsik Facts:
– He is a student at Kyunghee University.
– He auditioned for MixNine, along with Woodam, Junhyeong, Yonggeun, Hyunsoo, Jinyoung and former members Jaehee, Jongmin and Yooncheol, but they didn’t pass the audition.

Kim Junhyeong

Stage Name: –
Birth Name: Kim Junhyeong (김준형)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: February 9, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Korean
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Kim Junhyeong Facts:
– He used to be an underground rapper and released a mixtape under the stage name ‘Jikseon’.
– Junhyeong and Yoggeun made an appearance in the “Fri. Sat. Sun.” teasers by Dal★Shabet alongside Ziu of VAV.
– Junhyeong was a member of Noaark Crew, a hip-hop group, alongside MONSTA XJooheon.
– He was a Starship trainee before joining Happyface.
– He auditioned for MixNine, along with Woodam, Hyunsik, Yonggeun, Hyunsoo, Jinyoung and former members Jaehee, Jongmin and Yooncheol, but they didn’t pass the audition.
– Junhyeong appeared on SMTM6, but was eliminated in the preliminary round.
– He likes to draw.
– His favorite music genres are hip-hop and ballad.

Kim Jungwoo

Stage Name:
Birth Name: Kim Jungwoo (김정우)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: May 7, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Korean
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 58kg (128lbs)
Blood Type: A

Kim Jungwoo Facts:
– His nickname is Desert Fox.
– He went to an international middle school, so he can speak English very well.
– He can play the piano.
– He can write lyrics and compose songs.
– He has experienced travelling abroad to 20 different countries.
– With a pen, he sometimes wants to draw a dot next to his eyes. (lol)
– He used to be in the vocal team on MBC’s show Under19. He was eliminated on episode 12th, 3rd mission, and ranked 26th.

Jung Yoojun

Stage Name: Jung Yoojun (정유준)
Birth Name: Jung Minhwan (정민환)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: July 26, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 62kg (137lbs)
Blood Type: O

Jung Yoojun Facts:
– He has a younger sister.
– He is a student at Kyunghee University.
– Minhwan trained at STC Academy with Yonggeun, Jinyoung, as well as former members Jaehee and Hyungjin.
– Minhwan is a former Woollim trainee.
– Minhwan participated in MNET’s Boys24, initially as a member of Unit Green and later as a member of Unit Blue.
– He finished as Top 17 in the show.
– Minhwan is best friends with fellow Unit Green member Choi Chani.
– He acted in the webdrama “Lemon car” in 2017.
–  Minhwan featured in Dreamcatcher‘s “Full Moon” short MV.
– He also featured in a performance with HF soloist Lee Sieun (former member of RAMISU).
– Yoojun, Woodam and Jinyoung will be releasing their Special Digital Single ‘너 참 예쁘다’ on 2 December 2018.
– With their new Digital Single, it was announced that Minhwan would be using the stage name ‘Jung Yoojun’.

Kosuke

Stage Name: Kosuke (코스케)
Birth Name: Namekawa Kosuke (滑川 こすけ)
Korean Name: Kwangwoo (광우)
Position: Vocalist, Main Dancer, Maknae
Birthday: August 21, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 54kg (119lbs)
Blood Type: B

Kosuke Facts:
– His nickname is Suke.
– He came to Korea somewhere between April and March and has been there for 6 months.
– He played soccer as a goalkeeper when he was in elementary and high school.
– Back in Japan, he performed at Tokyo Dome.
– He was a member of the performance team on MBC’s show Under19, however, he got eliminated on the 2nd mission and ranked 16th in his team.

Former Members:

Yoon Jaehee

Birth Name: Yoon Jaehee (윤재의)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper
Birthday: July 5, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight:
Blood Type:

Yoon Jaehee Facts:
– He ranked 30th on MIXNINE.
– His nickname is Baby monkey.
– He is a student at Kyunghee University.
– He studied at Hanlim Multi Art School.
– Before becoming a trainee, Jaehee attended STC Academy with Minhwan, Jinyoung, Yonggeun and former member Hyungjin.
– He auditioned for MixNine, along with Hyunsik, Woodam, Junhyeong, Yonggeun, Hyunsoo, Jinyoung and former members Jongmin and Yooncheol, but they didn’t pass the audition.
– He is a former Brand New Music trainee.
– Jaehee is a childhood friend of YG SilverBoys’ Jeongwoong (they were highschool classmates).
– Jaehee is also friends with Wanna One‘s Woojin.
– His role models are Chris Brown and his dad.
– He is a contemporary and modern dancer.
– He is no longer a member of HNB. His contract was terminated in October 2018, because he apparently broke an internal rule, although he did not do anything morally wrong.


Jung Woncheol

Birth Name: Jung Woncheol (정원철)
Position: Dancer
Birthday: January 12, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Korean
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Weight:
Blood Type:

Jung Woncheol Facts:
– He is currently a member of MY.st.
– He was a Produce 101 Season 2 contestant and ranked 95th.

Park Hyungjin

Birth Name: Park Hyungjin (박형진)
Position:
Birthday: November 14, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight:
Blood Type:

Hyungjin Facts:

Lee Jongmin

Birth Name: Lee Jongmin (이종민)
Position:
Birthday: October 6, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Nationality: Korean
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight:
Blood Type:

Jongmin Facts:
– He auditioned for MixNine, along with Hyunsik, Woodam, Junhyeong, Yonggeun, Hyunsoo, Jinyoung and former members Jaehe and Yooncheol, but they didn’t pass the audition.

Jo Yooncheol

Birth Name: Jo Yooncheol (조윤철)
Position: Maknae
Birthday: May 31, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Nationality: Korean
Height:
Weight: 173.6cm (5’8.3″)
Blood Type:

Yooncheol Facts:
– He auditioned for MixNine, along with Hyunsik, Woodam, Junhyeong, Yonggeun, Hyunsoo, Jinyoung and former members Jaehee and Jongmin, but they didn’t pass the audition.

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