2016–2017: Debut with Dreamcatcher
2019–2020: Idol Producer
On August 30, 2019, Dreamcatcher Company announced Handong's absence from Dreamcatcher's European leg of their Invitation From Nightmare City concert tour due to scheduling conflicts. Fans started speculating Handong's absence was due to filming for the Chinese survival show Idol Producer.
On February 4, 2020, Dreamcatcher Company posted a notice through the group's fancafe announcing that Handong will be unable to participate in promotions for Dreamcatcher's first full-length Korean album Dystopia : The Tree of Language due to her current schedules in China.
On May 2, 2020, in episode 16, she was eliminated from the survival show after ranking 56th place.
- "曙光" (2020)
- Idol Producer 3 (iQiyi, 2020) - contestant
- When auditioning for Happyface Entertainment, she sang Taeyeon's "If".
- Her role model is Taeyeon.
- She was encouraged to audition in Korea by her professor.
- During Dreamcatcher's Nightmare Series, each member represented a specific nightmare or fear. Handong's representative fear was the fear of being watched.
- She has a shy personality.
- One of her nicknames is DongDong.
- Her favorite foods are choco pies, sausages, and mangoes.
- She appeared in her high school's production of the musical Les Miserables.
- She took opera and acting lessons in the past.
- Main article: Handong/Gallery
- 드림캐쳐 DREAMCATCHER on Facebook: HANDONG (November 30, 2016)
- Soompi: Dreamcatcher's Handong To Sit Out European Tour
- Koreaboo: Dreamcatcher's Handong Confirmed To Join "Idol Producer" And Opens Her Own Weibo Account
- @Dreamcatcher7 on Daum Cafe (February 4, 2020)
- Idol Producer 3: Episodes 1-16
- Catfish Entertainment on Weibo (October 17, 2020)
- 7Dreamers: Member Profile - Handong
- Koreaboo: A Beginner’s Guide To Getting To Know The Girls of Dreamcatcher
- YouTube: Kiss The Radio (February 12, 2017)