Choi Jong Hoon (최종훈; pronounced [ tɕʰwe tɕoŋ huːn ]; hanja=崔敏煥;Japanese:チェ•ジョンフン born March 07, 1990) is a South Korean musician and actor. He is a member of rock band F.T. Island, where he serves as the leader, lead guitarist, keyboardist, occasional lyricist and composer.Jong Hoon was born in Seoul, South Korea on March 7, 1990, according to the solar calendar, and February 6 according to the lunar calendar. He attended the Shindongshin Middle Information Industry High School. During his high school years, he was accepted into the F&C music talent agency, which later formed the band F.T. Island with Jong Hoon as its leader and guitarist.
Since March 2, 2009, Jong Hoon has been attending the University of Suwon in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He is majoring in digital music alongside former band member Oh Won Bin.