Jay Park’s 35 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Jay Park is a Korean American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, dancer, choreographer, and entrepreneur who is regarded as the ‘born entertainer’. Jay has got various tattoos on his body, mostly dedicated to his family, friends, and career. Let’s take a look at each one of them along with their meanings. jay park tattoos

In an interview, Jay said,

For me, tattoos are an expression of things that are very important to you in the form of art.”

1. ‘AOM’ Tattoo

jap park-aom tattoo

Tattoo: ‘AOM’ Tattoo behind his right ear.

Meaning: This was the first tattoo that Jay got inked behind his right ear. AOM (Art Of Movement) is Jay’s b-boy crew name. In an interview, Jay said,

The first one I got is this one behind my ear. It says AOM, which is my b-boying crew’s name. It only took like 15 minutes to get done. Yeah, it didn’t take too long.”

2. ‘Angel’ Tattoo

jay park-angel tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Angel’ Tattoo behind his head.

Meaning: Jay considers this angel tattoo as the most painful one. In an interview, Jay said,

None of them hurt so bad to the point that I couldn’t finish or anything… until the angel on the back of my head. It was kind of the first. It hurt a lot and it was honestly the most painful one I’d gotten. I almost regretted getting it started… Once I got through that, everything else was too easy.”

Jay got this tattoo inked in 2016 by the tattoo artist, Sanlee. On March 1, 2016, Jay uploaded the picture of this tattoo on his Instagram account, with the caption,

I know angels are watching over me 🙌🙌🙌🙏🙏😎😎👍#AOMG #FOLLOWTHEMOVEMENT #masterpiece shout out to my tattoo artist @sanleetattooer #GODBLESS and of course, my hair will grow back lol”

Angels are considered as the messengers of God. The tattoo of an angel symbolizes the Divine blessings and protection from God.

3. ‘Rose’ Tattoo

jay park-rose tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Rose’ Tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: In December 2012, Jay got this tattoo of a red-colored rose inked on his left arm. Rose tattoos are the symbols of new beginnings, true love, hope, and promises. It also symbolizes a mature love and protection from an envious lover. On December 9, 2012, Jay uploaded the picture of this tattoo on his Instagram account, with the caption,

rose that grew from concrete shout outs to @sohyunlim for the drawing !!”

4. ‘HiP HOP Bboy LiFe’ Tattoo

jay park-hip hop bboy life

Tattoo: ‘HiP HOP Bboy LiFe’ Tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: Jay is one of the members of Seattle-based b-boy crew ‘Art Of Movement’ which was founded in 2002. He is also the founder of ‘AOMG’ which is known as the South Korean Hip Hop record label. Not only this, but he is also the founder of H1GHR.

5. ‘ART OF MOVEMENT’ Tattoo

jay park-art of movement tattoo

Tattoo: ‘ART OF MOVEMENT’ Tattoo on his left forearm.

Meaning: Jay is one of the members of a famous group ‘Art Of Movement’ which was formed in 2002.

6. ‘NEW BREED’ Tattoo

jay park-new breed tattoo

Tattoo: ‘NEW BREED’ Tattoo on his left hand.

Meaning: ‘NEW BREED’ is the first Korean studio album by Jay Park, released in February 2012.

7. ‘Heart Of A Lion’ Tattoo

jay park-heart of a lion tattoo

‘Heart Of A Lion’ Tattoo near his right collarbone

8. ‘Microphone’ Tattoo

jay park-microphone tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Microphone’ Tattoo on his left forearm.

Meaning: A microphone tattoo signifies the wearer’s love for music.

9. ‘Angel-FEAR NO EVIL’ Tattoo

jay park-angel tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Angel-FEAR NO EVIL’ Tattoo on the left side of his torso.

Meaning: Jay got a large angel tattoo with the wordings ‘FEAR NO EVIL’ on the left side of his torso. The angel tattoos are the symbols of divine blessings and powers of God.

10. ‘Musical Note’ Tattoo

jay park-musical note tattoo

‘Musical Note’ tattoo on his left hand

11. ‘the Good LIFE’ Tattoo

jay park-the good life tattoo

‘the Good LIFE’ tattoo on his left hand and knuckles

12. ‘Jorden Cement’ Tattoo

jay park-jordan cement tattoo

‘Jordan Cement’ tattoo on his left forearm

Tattoo: ‘Jordan Cement’ tattoo on his left forearm.

Meaning: Jordan Cements is a pair of shoes.

13. ‘Birthdays’ Tattoo

jay park-birthdays tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Birthdays’ Tattoo on the left side of his chest.

Meaning: This is the second tattoo that Jay got inked after his ‘AOM’ tattoo. This tattoo is about the birthdays of his family members; mom, dad, brother, and his birthdate. In an interview, Jay said,

Follow up tattoo, it was, birthdays in my family. So, it’s like , my mom, my dad, my brother, and me. Yeah, there’s like a lion on my chest, like a lionheart.”

14. ‘Quote’ Tattoo

jay park-quote tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Quote’ Tattoo on the left side of his chest.

Meaning: Jay got a beautiful quote inked on the left side of his chest, which says,

I am Truly Blessed So I Choose to Live Positive EVERYDAY.”

15. ‘Benjamin Franklin with a Skull’ Tattoo

jay aprk-benjamin franklin tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Benjamin Franklin with Skull’ Tattoo on his left wrist.

Meaning: In an interview, Jay said,

Benjamin Franklin with a skull, what it’s like, the purpose of this is like, loyalty over money. Where I got that is a battle rapper. His name is Hollow Da Don.”

16. ‘LIVE FREE’ Tattoo

jay park-live free tattoo

Tattoo: ‘LIVE FREE’ Tattoo on the backside of his left arm.

Meaning: In an interview, Jay was asked about this tattoo, to which he said,

I think there’s some shit on the back of my arm. What does it say? Like, live free. I don’t see that every day, so I forgot sometimes.”

17. ‘Caricature of Jay’ Tattoo

jay park-caricature of jay tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Caricature of Jay’ Tattoo on his left forearm.

Meaning: Jay got the tattoo of his caricature with the Korean flag inked on his left forearm in May 2013. In an interview, Jay said,

I don’t have any Korean tattoos, but I have the Korean flag right here. And this little caricature of me. All the tattoos I get though, it all represents something very positive, what morals I have, or what’s near and dear to my heart. I wouldn’t just go get like, some, you know, an ice cream cone on my cheek or somthing like that, you know what I’m saying? Your face is kind of what people recognize you by. It’s almost like getting plastic surgery, or something like, if you kind of like, switch up your face. Personally, I wouldn’t. No disrespect to Gucci Mane, but personally, I wouldn’t.”

18. ‘Compass’ Tattoo

jay park-compass tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Compass’ Tattoo on the right side of his neck.

Meaning: In an interview, Jay said,

It’s kind of corny, but it’s like a compass, for like, to follow your heart. But, also, like, the Seattle Mariners.”

19. ‘KING’ Tattoo

jay park-king tattoo

‘KING’ Tattoo on the knuckles of his right hand

20. ‘Stars’ Tattoo

jay park-stars tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Stars’ Tattoo on the right side of his neck.

Meaning: Stars tattoo defines the wearer’s fight against the darkness. It also specifies a divine relationship with God.

21. ‘Forever Stay Grindin’ Tattoo

jay park-forever stay grindin tattoo

‘Forever Stay Grindin’ Tattoo on his left forearm

22. ‘Heart’ Tattoo

jay park-heart tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Heart’ Tattoo on his left forearm.

Meaning: Heart tattoo is a symbol of true love, emotions, feelings, passion, and grief. It also represents a tribute to the deceased. In an interview, Jay once said that this tattoo has always been very close to him.

23. ‘THE WORLD IS MINE’ Tattoo

jay park-the world is mine tattoo

‘THE WORLD IS MINE’ Tattoo on his left arm

24. ‘Always Come Proper’ Tattoo

jay park-always come proper tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Always Come Proper’ Tattoo on the left side of his chest.

Meaning: According to Jay, this tattoo reminds him to always act properly.

25. ‘PASSION-PLEASURE’ Tattoo

jay park-passion tattoo

Tattoo: ‘PASSION-PLEASURE’ Tattoo on the right side of his torso.

Meaning: Jay got the tattoo of the world ‘PASSION’ which is also read as ‘PLEASURE’ upside down on the right side of his torso.

26. ‘Lion with Crown’ Tattoo

jay park-lion with crown tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Lion with Crown’ Tattoo on his right hand.

Meaning: According to Jay, this tattoo represents him as the king.

27. ‘GOD’S SON’ Tattoo

jay park-gods son tattoo

‘GOD’S SON’ Tattoo on his left arm

28. ‘Star’ Tattoo

jay park-star tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Star’ Tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: A star tattoo symbolizes the divine relationship with God.

29. ‘Art Of Movement’ Tattoo

jay park-art of movement tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Art Of Movement’ Tattoo on his left forearm.

Meaning: Art Of Movement is a Seattle-based b-boy crew founded in 2002, of which Jay is an active member.

30. ‘FAITH’ and ‘STRENGTH’ Tattoo

jay park-faith and strength tattoo

Tattoo: ‘FAITH’ and ‘STRENGTH’ Tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: This tattoo defines the positive attitude of Jay towards his life. This tattoo is inked near his ‘GOD’S SON’ tattoo.

31. ‘JWALKERZ’ Tattoo

jay park=jwalkerz tattoo

Tattoo: ‘JWALKERZ’ Tattoo on the upper portion of his back.

Meaning: Jay got this tattoo inked to pay tribute to his fanbase which is known as ‘Jwalkerz’.

32. ‘FRESH PRINCE OF S’ Tattoo

jay park-fresh prince of s tattoo

Tattoo: ‘FRESH PRINCE OF S’ Tattoo on his left shoulder.

Meaning: In this tattoo, the letter ‘S’ refers to the birth area of Jay, i.e., Seattle Metropolitan Area.

33. ‘AOMG’ Tattoo

jay park-aomg tattoo

‘AOMG’ (Artist, Only, Money, Letter) Tattoo on his right leg

34. ‘Musical Notes’ Tattoo

jay park-musical notes tatto

Tattoo: ‘Musical Notes’ Tattoo on his right leg.

Meaning: Jay got the tattoo of various musical notes, microphone with wings, rose, feather, and eye inked on his right leg.

35. ‘Angel’ Tattoo

jay park-angel tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Angel’ Tattoo on his left leg.

Meaning: In March 2015, Jay got this tattoo inked from the tattoo artist, Eddie Lee. The angels are considered as the messengers of God.

jay park-angel tattoo-eddie lee

Jay Park getting his ‘angel’ tattoo inked by Eddie Lee in March 2015

Add Comment