Find Out Why Nam Joo Hyuk Was Getting Ridiculed Back in High School

Find out why Nam Joo Hyuk was getting ridiculed back in high school.

Nam Joo Hyuk, Start-Up Series actor and model recently appeared on tvN’s ‘Suddenly The Boss’ where the actor shared his experience of wanting to become a fashion model.

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High school seniors paid a visit to the restaurant during their lunchtime and revealed their dreams and aspirations in life.

That’s when Nam Joo Hyuk unveiled how he felt back in his high school days.

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By the time I was in high school, I knew I wasn’t cut out for studying. I originally played basketball, but when I quit and tried to study, it just didn’t work out.

— Nam Joo Hyuk

Although Nam Joo Hyuk’s original dream was to become a professional basketball player, but he recalled he wanted to become a fashion or ramp model as well.

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Unfortunately, back then when he shared about his aspirations of becoming a fashion model, he was mocked by his high school friends for having such a dream of becoming a fashion model.

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When we shared our dreams as freshmen in high school, I said, ‘I’m going to become a model.’ But my friends laughed at me.

 — Nam Joo Hyuk

However, Nam Joo Hyuk had a strong conviction that he will attain this dream of becoming a professional model.

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I told them, ‘Just you wait. I’m going to be a model in 3 years.’

— Nam Joo Hyuk

Nam Joo Hyuk said, in an interview, that he used his friends’ mockery and doubt as a motivating factor which eventually helped him attained his goal at the end.

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I really became a model in 3 years. I was able to chase after it once I had a goal…

— Nam Joo Hyuk

Well, Nam Joo Hyuk proved them all wrong…no one can stop you if you believe in yourself!

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