SEVENTEEN Jun's Opens Up About a Transformative Encounter from HisPre-Debut Days

SEVENTEEN Jun’s is one of the most popular idols from China, who has successfully established his career in both countries. He is known for his handsome visuals, versatile talents, and warm personality. However, he also faced many challenges and hardships before debuting with SEVENTEEN.

In a recent episode of Lee Mujin Service, a music talk show hosted by singer-songwriter Lee Mu-jin, Jun shared a touching story from his pre-debut days that changed his life. He also performed four songs live, including Lee Juck’s “Lie Lie Lie”, which he chose for its personal significance.

SEVENTEEN Jun’s Struggle as a Trainee

Jun revealed that he became interested in K-pop when he was a student in China, and decided to move to Korea to pursue his dream of becoming an idol. He joined Pledis Entertainment as a trainee in 2012, but he faced many difficulties adjusting to the new environment.

He said that performing in front of strangers was always nerve-wracking for him, and there was a time when he almost lost his voice due to anxiety. He also struggled with learning Korean and improving his pronunciation.

To overcome his fears and challenges, Pledis Entertainment gave him a unique task: to sing to random people on the streets of Gangnam. He had to find someone who would listen to him until the first chorus of the song he chose.

Jun’s Encounter with a Kind Stranger

(Photo : Youtube| @KBSKpop) SEVENTEEN Jun
(Photo : Youtube| @KBSKpop)

Jun said that he wandered around Gangnam for almost an hour during lunchtime, looking for someone who would pay attention to his singing. However, most people he approached were too busy or indifferent to spare him a moment.

He was about to give up when he met a kind elderly man who agreed to listen to him. Jun decided to sing “Lie Lie Lie” by Lee Juck, a poignant ballad about feeling betrayed and abandoned by someone you love.

The song resonated deeply with the man, who not only complimented Jun’s emotional rendition but also gave him some constructive feedback on his Korean pronunciation. He also encouraged Jun to keep pursuing his dream and not give up.

Jun said that the encounter left a lasting impression on him, and he expressed his sincere gratitude to the stranger who had unknowingly played a pivotal role in his journey. He said that he wished he could meet him again and thank him personally.

Jun’s Success as an Idol

(Photo : Youtube| @KBSKpop) SEVENTEEN Jun
(Photo : Youtube| @KBSKpop)

Fast forward to the present day, Jun has debuted as a member of SEVENTEEN, one of the most successful K-pop groups in the world. He is also active as an actor and singer in China, where he has a large fanbase.

He has participated in various projects, such as the Chinese web drama The Legend of Youth, the Chinese version of the musical The Bodyguard, and the Chinese survival show Youth With You 3. He has also released several solo songs, such as “Crow” and “Silent Boarding Gate”.

Jun said that he is grateful for all the opportunities and support he has received, and that he wants to continue to grow and improve as an artist. He also said that he hopes to inspire others with his music and story.

Jun’s story is a testament to his perseverance and passion for his dream. He overcame many obstacles and challenges with the help of a kind stranger who gave him hope and confidence. He is now one of the most popular and talented idols from China, who has achieved success in both Korea and China.

What do you think of Jun’s story? Do you admire his courage and determination? Do you enjoy his music and performances? Let us know in the comments below!

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