David Lim is a Chinese-American actor and model. He was born in Oakland, California, spending most of his childhood and youth in San Ramon. David played basketball, baseball, and soccer as a kid and throughout high school. He attended the University of California San Diego, graduating in 2005 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He lived in San Diego during and after college, and has a younger sister who also attended UC San Diego.
David worked several small, unpaid modeling jobs before being contacted by an agent from Ford Models. He signed a contract with them in 2009, and moved to Los Angeles shortly after to work as a model and pursue acting. Since then, he has appeared in several ads and commercials, and numerous television shows including Supergirl, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Criminal Minds, Castle and 90210. He appeared in a major recurring role in the second season of ABC's hit drama Quantico, and will appear in a recurring role on the new police drama S.W.A.T., airing Thursdays this fall on CBS.
David hopes to create, inspire, entertain, and continue to meet and work with wonderful people. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, photography, playing basketball, and spending time with his friends and family.