Karina's audition song was Taeyeon’s
"11:11". The first time aespa
members met Taeyeon she said "I'm such a big fan I love you."
Karina's favorite color is blue.
Karina's baptismal name is 'Katarina' so she chose Karina as her stage name. Her other stage name options included 'Woo Ah' and 'Jasmine.'
To relieve stress Karina goes shopping, eats good food, and reads a book in a quiet place.
Karina says that her specialty is picking up items such as a TV remote and bobby pins with her feet.
Karina was recruited into SM Entertainment
through a social media DM. She was active on social media prior to becoming a trainee and an SM recruiter saw her posts. She originally thought it was fake but realized it was real when they sent their business card.
Karina loves playing mobile games, especially "PUBG."
In addition to appearing in the music video, Karina was also a backup dancer for Taemin’s
"WANT" promotional stages.
Karina's favorite movies are 'Tangled' & 'Frozen.'