JENNIE is a member of BLACKPINK, a four-member girl group from YG Entertainment.
Born in Seoul and attending Cheongdam Elementary School, he studied in Auckland, New Zealand for five years from the age of 9 (third grade in elementary school) to learn English.
JENNIE, who was studying in New Zealand, reportedly prepared to study in the U.S. under her parents’ plan to move to a school in Florida at the age of 13-14 to continue her studies.
She said that he listened to K-pop since he was in New Zealand, especially while listening to YG music, and that he wanted to join YG Entertainment if he became a celebrity later. JENNIE , who returned to Korea at the age of 14 (second year of middle school) with a dream of becoming a singer, then passed the YG audition and joined the company in August 2010 and lived as a trainee for 5 years and 11 months.