Jessica Jung only turned 31 in April and her resume already includes singer, actress, YA book author, songwriter, fashion brand creative director and founder and, most recently, YouTuber. Meanwhile, her novel Shine is slated to hit the shelves in September 2020. What do we know about this long-awaited book, as well as Jung and her journey? Born in San Francisco, California, she later moved to Korea in her early teens to train at SM Entertainment, one of Korea’s best agencies. Making her debut in the world famous girl group, Girls’ Generation, she found mainstream success in the industry at a young age. Before Blackpink – 7 second-gen K-pop girl groups you need to know View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jessica Jung (@jessica.syj) on Jul 26, 2020 at 11:56pm PDT In 2016, she met with disagreements within the group and company and was dismissed from the team. Later, she joined Coridel Entertainment, founded by her long-time boyfriend, business mogul Tyler Kwon, and released her debut solo album, “With Love, J”. Since then, she has actively been taking part in helping to co-write her albums, with credits for more than 10 songs. 5 things to know about Tyler Kwon, Jessica Jung’s boyfriend View this post on Instagram Happy Birthday, J! #goodtimes #yourock A post shared by Tyler Kwon (@tylerykwon) on Apr 18, 2020 at 6:42am PDT View this post on Instagram Our Creative Director is heading to Bangkok – On Cloud Nine! BLANC & ECLARE customers will have an exclusive opportunity to join the event happening on January 27. For full details, visit blancgroup.com/pages/limited. #blancandeclare #jessica #oncloudnine A post shared by BLANC & ECLARE (@blancandeclare_official) on Jan 14, 2018 at 8:50pm PST She is seen most often with her sister, fellow K-pop star Krystal Jung. The two were much loved for their reality programme, J&K , which was even set to renew for season two, until Jessica fell out with her company – the very same one that houses Krystal. What you didn’t know about K-pop star Krystal of f(x) For now, fans of their sisterly dynamics can be content with watching their vlogs on Jessica’s YouTube channel, Jessica Land. The two often travel together, making for fun videos. Recently, they attended a pottery class together. Jung’s YouTube channel is also blooming, with more than half a million subscribers. From song recommendations to daily vlogs, and even fashion lookbooks, Jung is adept at sharing her life with her fans. Recently she handmade rings for a giveaway. In even more exciting news, Jessica’s book, Shine , is going to hit the shelves in September 2020. The book is about Korean-American teen, Rachel Kim, who is picked up by one of Korea’s most famous agencies. There, she debuts in a team of nine girls. BigBang penned one – which other Korean idols have written their own books? As she goes through various hurdles to let her star rise, she also falls in love with resident bad-boy and media darling, Jason Lee. Sound familiar? It’s practically an autobiography. The book has also already been picked up by We can’t wait to see how far Jessica will go. As they say, 31 is the new 21. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .