Please tell us a little about yourself:
I am a father of two kids and the owner of small coffee company, living in Ulsan, a small city in Korea.
How did you get started in coffee?:
I worked in a coffee-related company by chance. At that time, I realized the charming characteristics of coffee, and since then ten years has passed.
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
2016 KCF Cupping Competition – 2nd Place
2016 Cupper’s Championship – 5th Place
2016 BGBC Cupping Championship – 2nd Place
2017 GSC Coffee Master – 3rd Place
2017 Cupper’s Championship – 4th Place
2018 GSC Coffee Master – 4th Place
2018 Cupper’s Coffee Roasting Championship – Top 5
2018 KOREA Cup Tasters Championship – 1st Place
What are you excited to do while you are in Brazil?:
I would like to visit a coffee farm.
What is your favorite coffee to cup?:
I like the taste of every coffee, except the ones with negative tastes.
What are your interests outside of coffee?:
Becoming a good father.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:
I might strive to come back to this position?
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the competition?:
I would like to thank my family who’ve always supported myself and my staff.