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Your hate just makes me more beautiful.
— Jung, Season 2, “Cardboard Jung

Jung Kim is the brother of Janet Kim, the son of Umma and Appa, and an employee at Handy Car Rentals. He is portrayed by Simu Liu.

Character Description[]

Jung is the Kims’ 24 year-old son, currently working at Handy Car Rental. He is athletic, resourceful, and good with people, except when it comes to Appa. They never got along. Jung has always pined for the approval that Appa never gave. After running away from home, Jung ventured into petty street crime and was briefly in juvie, but has since cleaned up his act. He is working hard to put his past behind him and find his place in the world. Jung is well-liked, confident, and a born leader, which helps him at work. Since leaving home, Jung has kept in touch with Janet and Umma, but doesn’t speak to Appa.[1]

Early Life[]

When he was 13 years old, Jung stole Appa's van.[2] Jung ran away from home at the age of 16. He spent some time in juvenile detention in his teenage years.[3] At one point in time, Jung used to steal cellphones with Kimchee and got caught by the police.[4]

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