Choi Yena (최예나) is a South Korean Singer under Yuehua Entertainment. Yena was the Main Rapper, Lead Vocalist, and Lead Dancer of the Korean Girl Group IZ*ONE. She ranked #4 in the hit survival show Produce48 with 285,385 votes, earning her a spot in the group. She made her debut as a member of IZ*ONE on October 29, 2018 with their first mini album “COLOR*IZ”. On April 29, 2021, IZ*ONE disbanded after their contract of two years and six months ended. On 2022, about eight months after the disbandment of the team, YENA debuted as a solo Idol, with SMILEY, her first Mini Album.