Born in Tokyo, Japan and raised in Oxford, England, he with the unique, signature braids, Hokuto “Hok” Konishi, celebrates his birthday on July 11. He began dancing at the age of fifteen and his dance background consists of bboying, hip hop, popping, and locking. Hok is also a former member of the dance crew SickStep and has performed in VIBE, All VC, Kollaboration, and the Sai-Gu Carnival.
In May of 2007, Hok was a contestant on Season 3 of the television show “So You Think You Can Dance” and placed in the Top Twelve. His jazz performance of “The Hummingbird and the Flower,” choreographed by Wade Robson, won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography in 2008.
Since 2007, Hok has been a member of Quest Crew and in March of 2009 experienced the Big Win on the MTV show “Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew.” Since then, Hok has been touring the U.S. and Canada with Quest performing and holding workshops for dance fans. He also attends workshops held by fellow Quest members and other incredible dancers to further his own talents, and works on individual choreography projects with friends.
Hok says one of his favorite moves consists of “using my hands to play puzzle games.” Although Hok enjoys ‘tutting’ a lot, he says he likes to mix many different dance moves together for a unique outcome.
A past student in graphic design, outside of dance Hok enjoys drawing, painting, designing, and playing the violin. Listing many inspirations, Hok says he is most inspired by that which brings beauty to his eyes.
Hok answers the Asiance Woman Questions:
What is the first thing you notice in a woman?
Their beauty, general mannerisms and habits
What qualities to you look for in a girlfriend?
beauty, humour, intelligence as a human being, passion in life
What was the longest relationship you were ever in?
Did you ever have a nickname given to you by a girlfriend?
haha loads but it would be too embarrassing to share here
On his first kiss: I was locked in a cupboard with one of my sister’s friend who was also my neighbor and before i knew it it was done…. i was like 7 at the time hahah
On a perfect date: hmmm…. wake her up with the smell of homemade breakfast… pre-plan some flights and hotels and randomly take her to a country that she’s never heard of before and share the experience of witnessing the beauty of some random place on earth… chill in the hammock as the soft breeze gently sways us… have a full course romantic dinner made by the best chef… and relax in the jacuzzi as we look at the stars in the sky:)
…… or just go watch a movie and eat taco bell hahaha
Do you have a celebrity crush or someone, who is in the public eye that you would like to date? We want a feel for your type!
Nicole Scherzinger from the pussycat dolls… just beautiful