K-pop group KNK member Heejun will be leaving the group, and Inseong Jeong will be enlisting in the military.
The agency 220 Entertainment announced on its official Twitter on January 13 that “Heejun Oh, who has been a member of KNK for six years since 2016, has concluded group activities.”
As the contract period with Heejun Oh ended, he decided not to renew the contract and conclude group activities with KNK in line with his personal intention. We express deep gratitude to all the fans who have supported Heejun Oh until now.”
In addition, the agency said, “Member Inseong Jeong will enlist in the military on February 8. He will continue his activities after his discharge from the military.”
Lastly, “We ask for your continued support to KNK members Inseong Jeong, Jihun Kim, and Dongwon Lee.”
K-pop group KNK debuted as a five-member group with the release of its single album ‘KNOCK’ in 2016. They continued to change through the withdrawal of Youjin Kim in 2018, joining new member Dongwon Lee in 2019, and the departure of Seoham Park in 2021. As Heejun Oh withdrew this time, KNK will become a three-member group.