He is a Drama Major at Dongguk University (u-kiss.jp profile)
He was in the same class as SNSD Seohyun at University.
Hoonmin has an older brother named Hoonbi.
Soohyun mentioned in a magazine interview that Hoon is kind towards women. (TV Guide Japan)
Soohyun also mentioned in the same magazine interview that Hoon is honest and kind. (TV Guide Japan)
When U-Kiss was living in the dorms, Hoon would wake up early to help the other members wake up and would do housework and laundry.
Eli and Hoon are skillful at cooking (Potato Mag)
Hoon is the type that would sacrifice everything for his girlfriend.
If he has a girlfriend, he would not be able to sleep, because he’d be thinking about his girlfriend all the time. (Potato Mag)
Hoon would exercise, study Japanese and watch Japanese dramas on his day-off. (K-Boy Paradise)
Hoon wants to go to Hokkaido (K-Boy Paradise)
Hoon is surprised by how nice Japanese people are and the bicycles in Japan.
A Japanese celebrity that Hoon likes is Remioromen and K
Summer reminds Hoon of the sea and wakeboarding
Hoon is recently addicted Japanese dramas.
Hoon is really influenced by the anime “One Piece” while speaking Japanese. His new catch phrase is “I will protect Kiss Me’s”
Hoon was voted as one of the members with the best body on BOMBER-E
According to Soohyun, Hoon is the member that listens to him (follows what he says) the best
Although Hoon likes the way he looks currently, he doesn’t like the baby fat on his face, since no matter what he does, he can’t seem to lose the fat on his face (Junior Mag May)
Hoon thinks that monkeys are cute (Junior Mag)
Eli thinks that Hoon is good-looking (Inkigayo Mag May)
Hoon started off as an athlete in junior high and had to go into training for 5 months so he broke up with his girlfriend even though he liked her a lot. Hoon said that that was the first time he learned about “girls” and “tears”.
Hoon is also really good at basketball.
Hoon wants the title “Emotional Vocal Hoon” (Inki Mag May)
Hoon said that he doesn’t cry easily (Inki Mag May)
If U-Kiss wins number 1, Hoon would cry thinking of his past struggles (Inki Mag May)
Hoon doesn’t think he has any special charms except that he is confident in his voice. (Inki Mag May)
Hoon’s ideal type is girls that are cute and small and have soft hands.
If Hoon has a girlfriend, he would sing for her and write words with candles at a part on a dark night (Inki Mag May)
If Hoon has a girlfriend he would also sing on stage for her until she has tears in her eyes as well as play her the piano and guitar.
If Hoon was a girl, he would date Eli, because he feels that Eli would take care of him even without him asking for attention.
If Hoon was a girl, he wouldn’t want to date AJ, because he feels that AJ would spoil his girlfriend too much (Inki Mag May)
When Hoon gets nervous, his ears become red (MiBSJ)
Hoon enjoys doing housework (MiBSJ)
Hoon tried out for class president but failed when he was young. This still gets him to date. (Inki Mag, May)
Hoon’s speciality is that he tends to space out a lot.
Hoon’s dad built a practice room / recording studio for him.
Hoon was chubby as a child and didn’t have much friends, but eventually lost a ton of weight.
Hoon loves exercising and if he can’t go to a fitness room or gym, he works out using chairs and pillows.
While trying to debut, Hoon was the victim of a few scams.
Pre-debut, Hoon appeared on KBS2’s “High Five” when the show visited his high school.
Hoon can’t address the girl he likes right away, he moves slowly in the relationship, and feels embarrassed saying “I love you” to her face.
Cr: Jiyoon (Inkigayo & Junior Magazine translations)