By early 2015, this online Hearthstone Arena gamer was a rising web star, having accumulated close to fifteen thousand Twitch followers and almost three thousand YouTube subscribers.
He launched his RatsmahTV YouTube channel in late 2014.
In just one month, his "The New Arena Meta E1" YouTube video racked up more than 55,000 views.
A native of Phoenix, Arizona, he grew up as a member of a Korean American family.
He and Polish gamer Marcin Filipowicz, a.k.a. Gnimsh, both became known for their Hearthstone gaming sessions on the Twitch live streaming site.