Park Ji-min (Hangul: 박지민; born July 5, 1997) is a South Korean singer, songwriter, composer and television host. She is best known as the winner of the first season of K-pop Star, as a member of the vocal duo 15&, and as a member of the project group M.O.L.A. She is also a co-host of the variety show After School Club.
Park Ji-min was born on July 5, 1997 in Daejeon. She lived in Thailand for seven years and went to Garden International School Bangkok where she was known as Jamie. Her family currently lives in Seoul. Park speaks Korean (her native language), fluent English, and basic Thai. She has graduated at the Hanlim School of Performing Arts alongside group member Baek Yerin, as well as label mate Yugyeom of GOT7 in 2016.
In 2011, Park participated in the first season of competition television show K-pop Star. Park later finished in first place in the competitionand having opportunity to chosen signing with YG, SM or JYPE. On May 21, 2012, Park officially chosen to signed with JYP Entertainment. Park also received a brand new Hyundai i40 and 300 million won (~$257,400 USD), was cast in a drama, and was also given an opportunity to sign a contract as a CF model.