Born in Busan, South Korea and from Cypress, California, Seung Hyun is a rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania with a major in English and minors in Fine Arts and Asian American Studies. An aspiring artist and writer, Seung Hyun has used his storytelling practice as a way to a ectively articulate issues of minority mental health, refugee trauma, hybrid identity, and collective memory. Seung Hyun also serves as co-chair of the Asian American Studies Undergraduate Advisory Board at Penn, ghting for the program’s continued existence and working to increase student engagement with critical discourse in minority and ethnic studies. While he is refreshingly uncertain about his postgraduate plans, he hopes to continue using creative media as a way to inspire a culture of human rights.
Updated May 2017