“Park Ji-min (Korean: 박지민; born on October 13, 1995), better known mononymously as Jimin, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and dancer. In 2013 he debuted as a member of the South Korean boy band BTS, under the record label Big Hit Entertainment. His immediate family includes mother, father, and a younger brother. When he was a child, he attended Busan’s Hodong Elementary School and Yonsan Middle School. During middle school, he attended Just Dance Academy and learned popping and locking dance. Prior to becoming a trainee, Jimin studied contemporary dance at Busan High School of Arts and was a top student in the modern dance department.
After a teacher suggested he audition with an entertainment company, it led him to Big Hit Entertainment. Once he passed the auditions in 2012, he transferred to Korean Arts High School, where he would meet fellow bandmate Kim Tae-hyung, graduating in 2014. Jimin is currently enrolled at Global Cyber University.
On June 13, 2013, Jimin made his debut as a member of BTS with the release of the single “No More Dream”. In the group, Jimin holds the position of vocalist and dancer. Under BTS, he has released two solo tracks: “Lie” and “Serendipity”. The song “Lie” was released in 2016 in the album Wings. It was described as stunning and dramatic, conveying dark undertones and emotions that helped reflect the overall concept of the album. In contrast, “Serendipity” from the album Love Yourself: Her released in 2017 was soft and sensual, unraveling the joy, conviction, and curiosity of love.