JJ Project (Korean: 제이제이 프로젝트) is a South Korean duo, consisting of JB and Jinyoung. They were formed by JYP Entertainment and released their first single “Bounce” in May 2012. They debuted as a part of Got7 in January 2014.
In 2009, JB and Jinyoung successfully auditioned for JYP Entertainment and became trainees. In January 2012, the duo was part of the KBS drama Dream High 2. They debuted with the single “Bounce” on May 17, 2012. The music video for title track with the same name was released through their official YouTube account and reached over 1 million views on YouTube in 2 days.
On June 26, 2012, the duo was invited to record an own rendition of “Na Na Na” by Yoo Seung-jun to be performed on the second season of MBC’s music program MM Choice. In April 2013, the duo appeared once again as actors for the MBC’s drama, When a Man Falls in Love. On January 16, 2014, the duo debuted as members of boy group Got7.
They released Verse 2, an EP, on July 31, 2017.