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James Kwan was the principal of Smallville High School.

Kwan moved to Smallville and became principal of the local high school in 2001. He soon clashed with Coach Walt Arnold, as Kwan, unlike his predecessors, wasn't willing to look the other way, with the Coach's activities.[1] However, he also clashed with Chloe Sullivan, over the content she put into the school newspaper. Kwan even removed her as editor at one point, but soon had to back down and allowed Sullivan to continue.[2] Kwan was murdered by Justin Gaines, who had mistaken Kwan for a hit-and-run driver, that had crippled him.[3]

  • Kwan was portrayed by Hiro Kanagawa.
  • While Kwan's first onscreen appearance was in Hothead, he was in one scene of the Pilot, that was deleted from the final episode.