Heejun Han

Heejun Han

Heejun HanHeejun Han (born Han Hee-jun; Hangul: ; April 20, 1989) is a South Korean singer from Flushing, Queens, New York, who finished in ninth place on the eleventh season of American Idol. He signed with Polaris Entertainment in 2012. In 2013, he applied for third season of K-pop Star, passed the audition,  and reached Top 6.

Early life

Heejun Han was born on April 20, 1989, to Jae Chun and Sun Ae Han of Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea. He has an older brother name HeeSeung Han (Aiden). Heejun and his family migrated to Flushing, New York, when he was 12 years old. He attended Francis Lewis High School.

Before he auditioned for American Idol, he was a non-profit organizer from Milal Mission in New York, a faith-based non-profit in Flushing, working with children with special needs.He has spoken of suffering from emotional depression and credited the children that he worked with for helping him to recover from his illness. He has also said that the children motivated him to audition for American Idol.

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