Percy was born in Taiwan. He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from the National Taiwan University in 2013 while working in the laboratory of Prof. Yuan-Chung Cheng. In 2019, he received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under Prof. Catherine L. Drennan. His graduate research focused on the structural and biochemical characterization of metalloproteins and thiamine diphosphate-dependent enzymes. He joined the Moore Lab in July 2019.