• I am the proud daughter of Korean immigrants who taught me to dream big, work hard, and put my heart into everything I do. And to do it all with style.

    I am an actress, the author/illustrator of Shelby Should Be, and the CEO of TL Pop, a creative studio for art and fashion.

    I love poems, dogs’ personalities, my mom’s kimchee chigae, twinkly dinners with friends, sunset hikes, meditating, and impromptu dance parties.

    I am passionate about Asian American representation and amplifying the voices of women.

    I am curious about what inspires you.


  • My mission is to write celebratory, thoughtful, and fun stories that inspire confidence, creativity, and joyful self-love, especially for traditionally underrepresented communities. 

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