Sungmi is an attending student at Winchester University. She is a minor character in the original indie film Dear White People, portrayed by Naomi Ko.


Dear Black People

Sungmi attended a meeting of the Black Student Union one night, in which she heard the announcement from Reggie that they were to dismiss back to their dorms due to Sam's absence. When Lionel proclaimed that the Garmin House was hosting a blackface party, she commented that there were other student unions taht were willing to join the BSU in intervening the Dear Black People party.[1]


Latinos United is meeting across the hall. Asian-American League too. You guys got better snacks.
—Sungmi to Curls[src]


  • Though her name is never mentioned in dialogue, Naomi Ko is credited for playing as the character Sungmi.



Winchester Student Body
Armstrong-Parker House AlRashid BakrBrookeJoelle BrooksChariseCoco ConnersElizabethTroy FairbanksReggie GreenLionel HigginsJamesKarenKordellMartinKelsey Philips (Sorbet) • SungmiTraceySamantha White
Bechet House

Chad TownsendDanielleEmilySofia FletcherMuffy Tuttle

Blakey Graduate House Gabe MitchellMiloVanessa
Davis House AmyAbigailCliftonDaveEthanGordonMaxSilvio Romo
Garmin Club House ColinGordonJeffreyKurt FletcherMitchNate
Webster House Trevor King
Others AddisonAlexisWesley AlvarezAnnieAnnieAJBeccaChristinaConnerDeondreElisaEvaGeorgeIkumiJamilaJasmineJeanetteJoshLeoThane LockwoodMeharMikahMikoNelsonPaigeSabrinaTanikaThadTheadoraTopperTristanVijalZak
For a full list of minor characters, see List of Minor Characters.