Bolin has pale green eyes, black hair, and light skin. He has a fairly toned body and arms, along with a defined chin and jawline. He's about 5'10, and 160 pounds. Most of the time he's wearing something casual, like a graphic tee, a hoodie, a pair of jeans, and some vans. He likes to wear a beanie as well as an occasional watch or necklace.
Bolin is a laid-back and fun-loving person and possesses a good sense of humor. He is also expressive, naive, high-spirited, enthusiastic, and comfortable in his own skin. At the same time, he is not without insecurities, having a degree of sensitivity over his inability to do certain things. He has a "knack" for getting himself into trouble. He is typically an optimist and enjoys the attention he receives from girls, though he is a novice in the world of dating. Bolin affirms that he is strong, fun, and attractive, though readily admits he is not good at reading other people. Bolin is also not the best at keeping secrets.
His naive and immature personality is attributed to his past, as he attempted to shield himself from the harsh realities of the world after his parents were murdered. He lacks confidence, which leaves him to often doubt his own abilities, needing to be reassured by others. He can also get starstruck when in the presence of someone powerful or famous. Despite such nervousness, he is always respectful and deferential.
Although helpful and friendly, Bolin is also protective of the people about whom he cares and will spring to the defense of his friends and family. On the other hand, Bolin is generally forgiving of others, even if they have wronged him or those he cares about.
Bolin is an idealist, always motivated by a strong desire to help people and make their lives better.
Bolin can be gullible at times.