• Stage Name: Minkyeung
    Real Name: Kim Min Kyung

    Group: Pristin and Hinapia
    Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer

    Birthday: July 29, 1997

    Zodiac Sign: Leo

    II. Career

    I. 2016: Produce 101

    In 2016, Minkyung participated in Mnet's survival television show, Produce 101, along with other five trainees from her agency, Pledis Entertainment. She was eliminated in episode 8 after ranking 42nd place.

    II. 2017–2019: PRISTIN

    In 2017, Pledis announced Minkyung, under the stage name Roa, as a member of PRISTIN, which debuted on March 21, 2017 with the mini album HI! Pristin and its title track, "Wee Woo".

    In 2018, the agency formed PRISTIN's first sub-unit, PRISTIN V, with her being one of its members. They debuted on May 28 with the single album, "Like a V''

    On May 24, 2019, it was announced by the agency that PRISTIN was officially disbanding after almost two years without activity. It was also announced that 7 out of 10 members had not renewed their contracts with the agency, Roa being one of them.

    III. 2019–2020: HINAPIA

    On October 20, 2019, it was confirmed by OSR Entertainment that she, alongside former PRISTIN members Yaebin Eunwoo and Gyeongwon have all signed with the agency and are preparing for debuting in a new girl group together called HINAPIA alongside one more trainee. The group debuted on November 3, with the digital single album "New Start and its title track "Drip".

    On August 21, 2020, it was announced by OSR Entertainment that, due to the company's difficult situation after the COVID-19 pandemic, the members agreed to terminate their contracts and disbanding the group after only 9 months. Through her social media accounts, Minkyeung published a letter thanking fans for the support she has received, and also the company for believe in the team until the very end. She also asked the fans to continue supporting both her and the other members in their future individual activities.

    Since the disbandment of HINAPIA, Minkyeung has been focusing on modelling. She has worked with some brands, such as The Izzat Newyork.

    III. Minkyeung Facts

    – Her hometown is Chuncheon, South Korea.

    – She is an only child.

    – She became a trainee in 2014.

    – She is a former Pristin member under the stage name Roa.

    – She participated in Produce 101 and her final Rank was 42nd.

    – Her specialty is writing songs.

    – She appeared in NU’EST JR & Minhyun‘s Daybreak MV.

    – She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel‘s My Copycat MV.

    – She appeared in Raina‘s ‘RESET’ performances.

    – She is featured in Han Dong Geun’s “Falling Slowly”.