In 2007, Shawn, then a Secondary 1 student, triumphed over 4500 contestants to be crowned the overall champion of the second season of Campus SuperStar 《校园SuperStar》. At 13, Shawn is the youngest contestant to win the title of this singing talent show for teens on Singapore national television.
Following his win, Shawn starred in multiple television dramas, films, variety shows, and TV advertisements. He also released multiple music projects such as his debut mandarin album ‘Travel With Time’ 《和时间一起旅行》 and his English EP ‘Chapter 22’ in 2016. He was nominated for 'Most Popular New Comer’ at the 17th Singapore Hit Award《第17届新加坡金曲奖》.