Nickname: Mr. Dumbell, 10:10 O’Clock, Hamster, Hoshi-tam tam, Kwon Ham-Ji, Prince Hoshi
Hobby: Taekwondo (Black Belt)
Training Period: 4 years
Maseog Elementary School (Graduated)
Maseok Middle School (Graduated)
Maseok High School (Graduated)
Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Art (K-POP Major) (Attending)
His favourite colours are black & white.
He was voted by the other members as the member with the most aegyo.
He was voted by the other members as the most hard working member, along with Jihoon.
His stage name “Hoshi” means ‘Star’ in Japanese. The name was given to him because of how charismatic he is on stage.
He choreographs most of Seventeen’s routines.
He said the hardest time in his life was when his friends and family would ask him when he would debut but he couldn’t tell them since he didn’t know himself.
The meaning behind his real name is that Kwon means ‘power’, Soon means ‘innocent and Young means ‘glorious’. It means be powerful by being innocent and glorious. He thinks he’s a powerful team leader for the Performance team.
He is a black belt in Taekwondo and was a Taekwondo champion when he was young. He says Taekwon poses are similar to dance moves and that’s how he became interested in dancing. When he was in middle school, he created his own dance club and participated in competitions and won first in city competition. He got casted by participating in the district competition.
His role model is choreographer Keone Madrid. He says his dances are original and attracts people with the beats. He wants to be a person who is original and stylish when it comes to dance and improves himself by performing.
S.Coups chose Hoshi as the member who could be the leader, he says he has a lot of charisma.