HyunJin (Hangul: 현진) is the second revealed member of LOOΠΔ and a member of its first sub-unit, LOOΠΔ 1/3.

She was born as Kim Hyun Jin (Hangul: 김현진) on November 15, 2000 in Sillim, Seoul Metropolitan City, Gwanak District, South Korea

She debuted on October 28, 2016 as a member and subsequently released her solo single album "HyunJin" on November 17, 2016.

Early lifeEdit

On January 7, 2019, HyunJin graduated from Hansung Girls' High School alongside HeeJin.


2016 : Pre-debut RevealEdit

2017 : MIXNINEEdit

In October 2017, HyunJin, along with fellow LOOΠΔ members HeeJin and HaSeul, auditioned for survival reality show MIXNINE. Having passed the audition, she became a contestant as a representative of her agency and idol group.[1] HyunJin made it until the final episode, but was eliminated and did not make it into the final lineup.[2]

Since 2016 : LOOΠΔEdit

She debuted on October 28, 2016 as a member of girl group LOOΠΔ and subsequently released her solo single album HyunJin on November 17, 2016.

She was later revealed to be a member of its first sub-unit, LOOΠΔ 1/3.


  • Stage Name: HyunJin (현진)
    • Japanese: ヒョンジン (Hyonjin)
  • Birth Name: Kim Hyun Jin (김현진; 金賢晉)[3]
  • Name Meaning(s):
    • 金 (김/Kim) means "gold, metal".[4]
    • 賢 (현/Hyun) means "virtuous".[5]
    • 晉 (진/Jin) means "advance, increase."[6]
    • It's unclear exactly what the last character in HyunJin's name actually is, as the character she wrote in a note to a fan is not very legible. Possibilities include 晉 and 眞 ("truth").
  • Nickname(s): Bread Jinni (빵진이), HyunJin-Bot (현진봇), Peekaboo (Kkakkoongi; 깍꿍이), Meow-Jin (Hyunnyangi; 현냥이), Aeong-i (애옹이)
  • Birth date: November 15, 2000 (age 19)
  • Horoscope: Scorpio
  • Blood type: AB
  • Birth place: Sillim, Seoul Metropolitan City, Gwanak District, South Korea
  • Current residence: LOOΠΔ Dormitory, Seoul, South Korea
  • Roommates: HeeJin, HaSeul, YeoJin, ViVi, Kim Lip, JinSoul, Choerry
  • Family: Parents; two older brothers
  • Body statistics: 163 cm (height), 240mm (US 7, EU 38) (shoe size)[7]
  • Education: Baeksa Elementary School, Hansung Girl's Junior High School, Hansung Girls' High School (graduated)
  • Languages: Korean (fluent)
  • Position: Undetermined
    • LOONA 1/3: Main dancer, vocal
    • LOONA: Dancer, sub-vocal
  • Instruments: Piano[8], Guitar
  • Hobbies: Exercising, creating choreography
  • Likes: Bread, Russian blue cats, gaming, earrings, sports, pillows
  • Dislikes: People touching her bed, eggplants, the sound of motorcycles
  • Personality: 4D, confident, outgoing, competitive, sassy


Single AlbumsEdit



TV AppearancesEdit

Year Name Channel Role
2013 Three Idiots tvN Herself (-)
2017-2018 MIXNINE jTBC Herself (Contestant)

Web DramaEdit

Year Name Channel/Platform Role
2017 Do You Remember The First Time We Met? YouTube Kim HyunJin (Main)
Do You Remember The First Time We Met? 2 YouTube

Music Video AppearancesEdit

Year Name Artist Role
2017 "Better Than Me" Sojung Main
"Everyday I Love You (feat. HaSeul)" ViVi Minor
"Girl Front" ODD EYE CIRCLE Cameo


  • HyunJin really likes bread, to the point of being called a bread-holic.
    • In one case, she said she liked bread more than high-quality sushi provided by the CEO of BlockBerry Creative (BBC).
  • She desires to be in an earring commercial.
  • Her role model is Gong Hyo-Jin.
  • Her nickname HyunJin-Bot stems from her robot like movements during the filming for the "Around You (다녀가요)" MV.
  • She's the fifth youngest in LOONA.
  • She's the maknae in LOONA 1/3.
  • One of HyunJin's special talents is barking like a dog.
  • In the group, she's represented by a cat and the color yellow.
  • She was the second member to be revealed on November 2016.
  • She released her solo single album "HyunJin" on November 17, 2016.[9]
  • She trained for three years before the release of her debut single album "HyunJin".
  • She participated in the reality show MIXNINE. Her final ranking is unknown but she did make it to the final 18 female contestants.
  • She recited the poem ‘The background colour is getting prettier’ by Kim Hak Joong for weekly poem 1.
  • Her favorite song is Singing in the Rain.[10]
  • She is closest to JinSoul.
  • Her brothers and her have a big age difference (11 and 10 years)[11]
  • Her second oldest brother, Jinsu, is very fun and jokes around well with her, so with him she can just call him by his name without any honorifics ("oppa") but she can't do that with the first oldest brother (she finds him a bit too scary for that).[11]
  • Her oldest brother had a dog named "500 Won" (the Won is Korea's currency)[11]
  • One of her brothers has a pet hedgehog. He's had it for 5 years (191105 VLIVE).[11]
  • Her second oldest brother is currently (191105 VLIVE) raising a puppy he named Charles.[11]
  • In third grade, she raised a puppy for about 2 years. It was mutt/mixed breed dog and looked a bit like a Jindo dogs. Her uncle brought it home and she named it "Dia", hoping it would have a very bright life and shine bright like a diamond.[11]
  • When she watches videos about lizards, she finds them cute but wouldn't want to actually raise one as a pet. She's a bit scared of reptiles.[11]
  • She thinks it would be neat to have a pet elephant or monkey.
  • Airpods name: "ong-ae Kim" (from her nickname "Aeong" and her family name)[12]
  • MBTI: ESTJ ; people were surprised that she has the same MBTI as Kim Lip.[13]
  • HyunJin's songs recommendation / songs she'd like to cover / she's listened to[14][15]:

See alsoEdit

Check out the gallery of HyunJin and her character in-universe!


  1. Mix Nine Episode #1 (October 29, 2017)
  2. Mix Nine Episode #14 (January 26, 2018)
  3. Handwritten note from 161203 fansign, @YeodeokTW
  4. 金 - Wiktionary
  5. 賢 - Wiktionary
  6. 晉 - Wiktionary
  7. [Teaser 이달의 소녀 1/3 (LOONA 1/3) "???"]
  8. HyunJin plays a live version of Around You with a piano
  9. LOONA TV #38
  10. Exclusive Interview
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 Frequency of the Moon Ep.4
  12. Airpods name
  13. MTBI
  14. LOONA's Profile rewrite
  15. HyunJin & HaSeul - Naver NOW radio broadcast “Because I wanted you to listen to this”


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