Shinwon participated in 2016 Mnet survival show "Pentagon Maker". He was the first contestant to be eliminated. Despite this, he was added to the final lineup of Pentagon after the show was aired. And thus debuted with the group on October 10, 2016 with their debut EP 'Pentagon'.
- LEFAS street casted him as a model.
- He is able to play piano and electric and acoustic guitar.
- He has the habit of playfully biting his members.
- He is in the "Extra Squad" with Hongseok.
- He can speak basic English and Japanese.
- Shinwon has the smallest hands in Pentagon at 17.1 cm/6.7 in.
(Credit to kprofiles.com)