Here are 8 new things about Jungkook from one of BTS members, Jungkook in 2020!
- He thinks of the “Golden Maknae” and “Jeon Jungkook” as two different people
In BTS’s 2020 docu-series Break The Silence, Jungkook shared how he feels about being the Golden Maknae.
“I envy the image people have of me. People call me the Golden Maknae, but that’s not how I feel, so I have to try harder to make myself appear that way,” he said.
- Jungkook prefers to have videos rather than photos.
In an interview with Weverse Magazine, Jungkook said that he prefers having videos taken of him rather than photos.
“I never really liked having my picture taken. But videos are okay, though,” Jungkook said with a laugh.
- As a trainee, he used to sneak naps in the bathroom
In an interview with Pitchfork, Jungkook said that their schedule was so exhausting that they would all take naps in the bathroom. Those tough days are now fond memories!
- He is not an INFP anymore
In 2017, BTS took the MBTI personal test for FESTA. Back then, Jungkook’s type was INFP (the “Mediator” type), but he got a different result when he retook the test this year.
Jungkook revealed his new type: ISFP-A. It is the “Adventurer” type in English or the “Curious Artist” type in Korean. ISFPs are charming, empathetic, adventurous artists with boundless creativity.
- He can’t picture a future as a soloist
In the Break The Silence docu-series, Jungkook revealed that he can’t see a future for himself without his members by his side.
- He wasn’t born shy
In Jungkook’s “My Biography” interview for Volume 8 of Japan’s FC magazine, he talked about his shyness and when he started to become a shy person.
When Jungkook arrived for his first-ever audition, he became overwhelmed by the number of people in the audition hall. This is when he started feeling shy around strangers.
- He is gifted at painting landscapes
Prior to 2020, fans already knew Jungkook was a talented artist. He shared many of his traditional and digital artworks with ARMYs over the years.
Even so, fans were blown away when they saw Jungkook’s landscape painting in In the Soop this year. He perfectly captured the light, scenery, and mood of his surroundings.
- New hidden talents
It seems like every time BTS tries something new, Jungkook discovers a new hidden talent! He showed fans a number of new skills this year on Run BTS! and other shows.