This South Korean model is regarded as the first black model to walk on runways in his country. This didn’t come easy and neither has being biracial in a nation like the one he was born in. He walked for Heich Es Heich in 2016 and has been breaking down doors since.
Han Hyun-min, born 19 May 2001 is a South Korean male model of Nigerian and Korean descent who is the first Korean model of African descent to walk the catwalks in South Korea.
Born to a Nigerian father and a Korean mother from the Han family of Chungju, He was raised in the Itaewon neighborhood of Seoul.
He was discovered by a modeling agency via his Instagram at age 15 while he was still in school. They arranged a meeting and met at a coffee shop where they asked him to walk and signed him on the spot. He’s now one of the loved models in South Korea ever since.