born and raised in the upper east side of manhattan until her parents divorced shortly after her eighth birthday. while her parents maintained a shared custody arrangement, most of her days were spent with her mother, sora, or neighbors due to her father's busy schedule at a prestigious pediatric facility. by the time her teenage years rolled around, she and father communicated almost exclusively via phone and last minute birthday gifts that never quite synced up with her current interests.
moved to seoul with her mother following her grandfather's decline due to advanced parkinson's disease in the spring of 2012. for the remainder of her schooling, she balanced coursework with household chores while helping her mother care for him. from time to time, she still escorts him to appointments or sits with him for a bit in the afternoons when her mother isn't available.
despite her love of learning, suhee had no real desire to go to college and attended k-arts solely to please her parents, choosing a major that would require only moderate effort on her part. unfortunately, her plan backfired, and her "lack of commitment towards her future" - as her father so kindly put it - remained a bit of a sore topic until the two reconciled in mid-2018.
participated in competitive gymnastics until the age of fifteen, when her mother pressured her to spend more time on her studies. her best - and favorite - events were the vault and floor exercise. despite the fact that she doesn't train as strenuously as she did in her team days, she still attends open gym sessions from time to time.
spends most of her spare time creating aesthetically pleasing confections just for her own satisfaction. she has a dream of one day owning her own dog café but, until then, she's content just getting her foot in the door.
has one tattoo on her right wrist that she got on a whim. despite it being a spontaneous decision, it means a lot to her and she uses it as a reminder to relax and take time for herself.
⅓ of a dance cover group, bde.
can easily bounce between being brash and talkative and shy and quiet at the drop of a hat, though the later typically only occurs when she is feeling stressed or down. puns > everything. has absolutely no chill when it comes to the things she loves. has a bad habit of immediately bristling and becoming passive-aggressive when she feels threatened or hurt. forgives but rarely forgets. has issues establishing boundaries and finds it difficult to say no/turn away friends or family.