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Han, born to a Korean mother and Nigerian father, has only ever lived in South Korea.
He admits to "not knowing much" about Nigerian culture.
Growing up in Itaewon, a Seoul neighbourhood that's long been an enclave for migrants, Han says he has many friends who are "mixed blood", the literal translation of the Korean term for "biracial".
But that diversity didn't mean that Han was immune from bullying.
Kwok, 41, a US-born Amerasian, says their findings painted a "catastrophic picture" for Amerasians - who grew up in and continued to live in camp towns - due in part to the discrimination they endured, as social outcasts, in schools and in mainstream Korean society.
"Amerasians have suffered from astronomically high rates of suicide, violent death, drug and alcohol abuse, incarceration, homelessness, poverty and debt," Kwok says during a conversation over Skype from his home in Minnesota.
Instead, it's the result of a late 19th-century German concept of citizenship that was first adopted by Imperial Japan then reappropriated by Korean nationalists during Japan's colonial rule of the peninsula.
The "uniqueness and purity of a Korean bloodline and nation" are "at the core" of the South Korean state and "mixed blood" people are believed to "contaminate the purity of the Korean nation", Shin says.
Today, the vast majority of "multicultural" children are the offspring of the tens of thousands of Southeast Asian and Chinese women who come to South Korea as marriage migrants.He adds that at the time, economic development was a higher priority and that these children were in a sense "sacrificed" in favour of it.READ MORE: The debate over South Korea's 'comfort women' Faced with the growing number of multi-ethnic births, as well as criticism from the United Nations, terms like "pure blood" and "mixed blood" are no longer used in official and educational materials, although the latter expression is still widely spoken and many Koreans don't see it as a pejorative."Some classmates used to say things like, 'You have a Korean mum, so why do you look black? "I got a lot of dirty looks and I felt people were disgusted by me." But Han says he doesn't dwell on those unpleasant memories, preferring to focus on his budding career instead.Two years ago, the owner of a PC bang, a type of internet cafe popular with online gamers and where Han says he spends much of his free time, persuaded the teenager to model for a friend's clothing line.