Introduction to YG’s Treasure Box’s Jung Jun-hyuk
YG’s Treasure Box is a survival show created by YG Entertainment to select members for YG’s new boy group that is planned to debut sometime in 2019. There is a total of 29 trainees whose age ranges from 14 to 19 years old. They are divided into four teams, which are Treasure A (trainees with the longest training periods), Treasure B (trainees with the shortest training periods), Treasure C (trainees of the youngest age) and Treasure J (trainees from YG’s branch in Japan). The broadcast began on November 16th, 2018, and ended on January 18th, 2019. The show was broadcasted on V-Live, JTBC2, and YouTube.
Jung Jun-hyuk is one of the 29 trainees that participated in YG’s Treasure Box. He was part of team Treasure C. During the show, he was eliminated in Episode 8.
In this article, Byeol Korea will provide you with a rundown of everything about YG’s Treasure Box’s Jung Jun-hyuk. So, stay tuned!
Jung Jun-hyuk’s Profile
- Name: Jung Jun-hyuk (정준혁)
- Position: Rapper
- Date of Birth: January 17th, 2005
- Birthplace: South Korea
- Star sign: Capricorn
- Blood Type: O
- Nationality: Korean-Canadian
Facts About Jun-hyuk
- He comes from Canada
- He likes Hip-Hop
- His hobbies are basketball, watching movies, conjuring, soccer, drawing, ice hockey, snowboarding
- His specialties are magic and soccer
- His motto is: “Don’t worry be happy”
- He began rapping because he heard Eminem on the radio and thought that rapping sounded very cool
- His biggest concern is his height
- He was one of the shortest participants of the show
- He drinks two cartons of milk every day
- He wants to be 180 cm tall
- He wants to be a worldwide famous artist
- He describes himself as “diligent, rap star, and smile”
- He trains at Def Music School
Jung Jun-hyuk in YG’s Treasure Box
There were several moments where Jung Jun-hyuk gained attention during the show. The first one was during Episode 2. After the groups’ performances in the monthly assessment, it was time for the individual ones. The assessment was based on skills. The best rapper from each team would battle against each other. Jung Jun-hyuk stood up as a Treasure C representative. Jun-hyuk went after Choi Hyun-suk (Treasure A) who received negative comments. The main producer asked him about his rap lyrics. Jun-hyuk said that the lyrics are about how he is the best. The main producer suddenly asked Hyun-suk to come forward and stand facing Jun-hyuk. The main producer told Jun-hyuk that when he raps, he should tell Hyun-suk that he’s the best. The other trainees were puzzled by the unexpected situation.
Here is the rap performance by Jung Jun-hyuk against Choi Hyun-suk:
The main producer complimented Jun-hyuk. He then turned to Hyun-suk again and told him that when it comes to learning, age doesn’t matter and he should learn from whoever is better. The main producer also mentioned that Jun-hyuk is a great rapper despite the scenario he put him in. He added that Jun-hyuk raps as much as he expects. At the end of the day, Jung Jun-hyuk ranked first for the monthly assessment.
The next memorable moment was in Episode 8, during the elimination round 1:1 survival match. Jung Jun-hyuk was paired with Choi Hyun-suk. They performed the last and were considered as a big match as they both are talented rappers. They had good chemistry and did great teamwork. Here is the rap performance of Choi Hyun-suk and Jung Jun-hyuk in Episode 8:
The main producer gave them a good response and complimented their performance. He even asked them to make a duo rap instead as they have great chemistry. However, it was an elimination round and one of them had to be eliminated. The main producer announced that the winner is Hyun-suk. It meant that Jun-hyuk was eliminated from the show. In the behind the scenes, Jun-hyuk couldn’t hold back his tears and told Hyun-suk that he did well. After sending Jun-hyuk off, Hyun-suk also burst into tears, feeling bad for his teammate who trusted and followed him.