"Say the name, Seventeen! Hello, I'm Vernon!"
Hansol Vernon Chwe (최한솔), also known for his stage name Vernon, is a Korean-American rapper based in South Korea. Vernon is the main rapper, visual, and face of the boy group SEVENTEEN under Pledis Entertainment. He is also a member of the group's Rap unit.
Vernon was born on February 18, 1998 in New York but moved back to Korea when he was just 5. At 14 years old, he was streetcasted at a gas station which eventually lead to him being a trainee on Pledis Entertainment.
Vernon debuted as a member of SEVENTEEN on May 26, 2015 with the mini-album 17 Carat.