U-Kiss's AJ falls within the top 1% of college students in the world.
Recent reports have revealed that AJ was accepted into the elite Ivy Leage institution, Columbia University on the East coast of the United States.
AJ first debuted in 2008 through the group Paran (Blue), and was later picked up as a new additional member to the group U-Kiss. Despite his hectic schedule, he managed to squeeze in regular study sessions to achieve such a notable academic feat.
That's not all that's been keeping him busy. The young entertainer also started composing and writing song lyrics, even officially registering himself as a song composer in Japan last year in June. The title song off of J-Kiss's special album
When asked which out of his entertainer lifestyle and academics was more challenging, he answered that it was easier for him to study.
According to his management, nh Media, ever since the shocking news of his acceptance to Columbia hit the circuits, AJ has been receiving offers from private education academies and educational content companies. There are even requests for him to give special lectures on
what it takes to get into a prestigious university.
According to a US News ranking in 2012, Columbia University comes in at fourth place among American colleges.