Duan Yi En, American-born-Chinese, the 17-year-old him who has been living in LA for a long period of time, headed to Korea alone for the audition to become a trainee in an entertainment company. This is definitely an act of a courageous youth who goes all out to fight for what he wants.
On 16 January 2014, Mark Duan Yi En debuted with outstanding visuals and a voice that’s filled with charisma, becoming an iconic individual among the GOT7 members who have overwhelming amount of fans.
From being a piece of “white paper” when he was a trainee to one who’s involved in writing the lyrics, composing songs, and also a RAP and MAT representative in the team. This is the fruit of his constant self-restriction and tough training that he had been through for 3 years, shaping the Duan Yi En who’s such an excellent individual today.
On the magazine shoot day, the moment when the door was opened, the afternoon’s sunlight shone eventually on his face. Watching his smooth complexion and high nose bridge, when he smiles it forms the perfect curve. When he walks closer, under his long eyelashes hides a pair of clear and lively eyes that’s like the morning dew. Just one glance, one will be flustered and would dare not look straight into his eyes.
Duan Yi En isn’t someone who speaks much, but after interacting with him, one would realize that he has a lively side too. Aside from the time spent shooting, sometimes he will daydream, or even dance and sing along to the music. When he’s not smiling, he gives off a really classy aura. When he smiles, he’s like the sunshine, so warm and cute that everyone falls for him.