Otherwise known by the stage name Jason, he is a former member of the Korean boy band NU'EST. He served as a band member during their Chinese concerts and for their Chinese singles "Face" and "Sleep Talking."
He studied at Guangzhou Institute of the Art. He trained in Korea for a month before debuting with NU'EST.
In 2017, he kicked off his acting career with recurring roles in Master Devil Do Not Kiss Me and Cambrian Period.
He has one sister. His Korean name is Moo Yong Sae.