The Boyz’s Q’s Profile
Stage Name: Q (큐) English Name: James Ji Full Name: Ji Chang Min (지창민, 池昌珉) Nicknames: Ji Chang-Q, Q-Rang-Dung, Cheese, Haha Chang-min-ie Date of Birth: November 5, 1998 Place of Birth: Seonghwa-dong, Seowon-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea Nationality: Korean Star Sign: Scorpio Blood Type: AB Height: 176 cm Weight: 55 kg Shoe Size: 260-265 mm Debut Date: December 6, 2017 (with The Boyz) Associated Acts: The Boyz Agency: Cre.ker Entertainment Education: Cheongju Gaesin Elementary School, Cheongju Seonghwa Middle School, Korea Arts High School (Music / Graduated) MBTI: ESFP-T
Fun Facts about The Boyz’s Q
Q has two older sisters. One of his older sisters is a fan of GOT7’s Yugyeom. Q passed an audition at a dance academy. He danced to BTOB‘s “WOW.” When Q first joined the company, it was hard to adapt because he was really shy. The reason why his stage name is Q is that he thinks he is always at the center of the beginning, just as everything begins when he shouts “cue.” “When you say ‘Q,’ it has a feeling that everything is starting. I named myself ‘Q’ because I liked that, and I feel that I am at the center of the start.” He is said to have become close to ONEUS Gun-hee and Hwan-woong who collaborated on the Road to Kingdom stage. They still keep in touch. Q won a special prize in a piano competition in elementary school. Q learned how to dance first at the recommendation of his sister. Q’s designated color is white. Q says his charming points are his dimples and his reversal from cuteness to powerful dancing. Q can impersonate a giraffe and pigeon. According to a Vlive to celebrate the first anniversary of his debut, there were candidates for stage names such as Ye Chan and Taek. Q is well known for watching a lot of horror movies and liking scary feelings. At a fan signing, he recommended The Conjuring. Q’s favorite colors are blue and sky blue. Q’s favorite school subject is art. Although Q hates bugs, he is in charge of catching them in THE BOYZ. It’s because the rest of the members are scared just by looking at them. Q owns a poodle named Ghana. Q is left-handed. Q’s roommates are Kevin and Sunwoo. Q is especially close to Younghoon, a member of the same team, even before his debut. Q seems to be very close to his family, which seems to be a very harmonious family, and Q himself once picked family as the most precious thing.
Pre-Debut Pictures of The Boyz’s Q
Q was the first member of The Boyz to join LOEN Entertainment. He passed an audition at a dance academy in Cheongju and began his training career in third grade. During the audition, he danced to BTOB’s “WOW.” He is said to have only trained as a trainee in one place before joining his agency. In the early days of trainee life when he couldn’t find a place to stay, he took the last train from Seoul to Cheongju at 10:35 PM. Check out pre-debut pics of The Boyz’s Q here! What do you think of Q then and now? Still the cutest, right? 😍 Also, check out the compilation of Q’s pre-debut videos here:
Q’s Debut with The Boyz as the Main Dancer
Q debuted with The Boyz on December 6, 2017. The Boyz made their official debut with the release of their first extended play called The First with the lead single “Boy.” The Boyz originally consisted of twelve members, but in 2019, a member departed from the group, making The Boyz consist of eleven members. The reason why he has the stage name Q is that he feels he is still at the start of doing something, just as everything starts when he shouts “cue.” Q is in charge of the group’s main dancing and vocals. He can dance well, and he has a distinctive tone. Although he doesn’t have a lot of parts in singing, he sings so well! Watch The Boyz’s Q’s introduction videos and his choreography below~!
Focus Fancams of The Boyz’s Q
Check out some of The Boyz Q’s close up fancams and fan comments here~
Q has an image as a cheerful and boyish guy. He has an adorable dimple, and his appearance is close to that of rodents such as hamsters, as his nickname implies. Fans say he looks like an acorn because of his round, tiny face, but he insists he does not.
Let’s check out what fans thought of Q during the “Reveal” era!
He looks so scary but with a cute face 😭 Never seen any giraffe that full of sexiness. He’s slayin’ so much, dont forget he’s changmin the cutest member of The Boy👀🤦🏼♀️🤦🏼♀️ this will always be the superior changmin look like just look at him his hair, his sweater, the choker?? UGH perfection THE DUALITY OF CHANGMIN CHANGMIN BEST DANCER CHANGMIN BEST PERFORMER CHANGMIN SEXY OMG I CAN’T
On April 29, 2019, The Boyz had a comeback with their second single album called Bloom Bloom with the lead single with the name of the album. During that comeback era, he dyed his hair a shocking orange color! He showed his fresh appearance on the stage and encouraged people to become fans with the nickname “human grapefruit.” Also, his facial expression during the comeback stage is really cute! Fans said, “he makes me so happy :”)) hes so cute,” “GET IT DANCE KING LOOK AT HIS BIG SMILE BB,” and “The fact that he poked his dimple at 1:28 :’),” etc. Well, what do you think of that era? 😍