Song a bright student

Song Joong Ki.
Song Joong Ki.

SEOUL • The details of Descendants Of The Sun hero Song Joong Ki's high school life were revealed on tvN's The List 2016, which aired on Monday.

Song was a dedicated short-track speedskater until he was 12 years old. Unfortunately, an injury ended his career as an athlete.

However, he was good at his studies and became one of the top students in school. His high school report card was shown on the show. It had all As and included various compliments from his teachers.

One teacher spoke positively of him, saying: "He was definitely a very smart student. He had the potential to enter the best university in Korea."

Song, 30, received an extremely high score in his college entrance examination. In 2012, he graduated from Sungkyunkwan University in business administration.

The last episode of Descendants Of The Sun airs in South Korea today.

THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 14, 2016, with the headline 'Song a bright student'. Print Edition | Subscribe