Simon was born and raised in Korea for the first 15 years of his life before he moved to Canada and started learning English. He started playing games when he was 6, eventually transitioning to online games like Maple Story and Starcraft as he grew older. He was introduced to League of Legends by his brother and started playing in Season 1. The first champion he played was Anivia and used mainly her while leveling his account. He started playing more ranked solo queue in Season 2, playing a lot in either mid or the jungle. It was in Season 3 that he gained more notice in solo queue, mainly for his Sejuani play. He was recruited to play for FXOpen e-Sports(now To Be Determined) as their jungler in May 2013 and won 2013 MLG Spring Championship Promotion with them.