seungjae "jj" kang september 23, 1994, 22/23 portland to north jeolla to seoul entry level data analyst @ finance firm libra, dog, enfp-a
american born to middle-upper class korean-american parents, older brother of one sister. most frequently goes by jj, has no real preference for what people call him. raised in portland, oregon before moving to north jeolla at age 12. was sent to seoul for high school and managed to attend seoul university. prefers using english and still sometimes mixes up grammar, has a tendency to pretend he doesn't understand when getting scolded, especially at work. hates his job and wants to promote into up to financial analyst or data scientist.
professional at work, mess at home. tends to be a chaotic planner and prefers to improvise. mostly confident. tried to keep a pet fish once and forgot to feed it, usually forgets to feed himself. slightly distant, can be sociable and sometimes would rather spend time with people than be alone. tries to avoid conflict but has a tendency to be tactless, though generally harmless. does the exact opposite of anything anyone tells him to do. wears his heart on his sleeve but doesn't talk about it. shuts down when he gets emotional or has feelings. pretends they don't exist. both terrified of and longs for commitment and intimacy. a little broken inside. good listener, closed book about himself. human vault. resting bitch face.
likes: turtles, memes, robots, conspiracy theories, dogs, coffee with too much sugar, being by (not beach) water, legos, building models, the wikipedia spiral, funny hats, sleeping, cheap beer, snow, astrology
dislikes: strangers acting overly familiar, "banter", rejection, feeling insecure, sports, working out, sharing office supplies, spicy food, self-serve counters, waking up early, green tea flavor, cigarette smoke