Jin Hui is the winner of Chinese reality TV show 'Soccer Prince' which has led to him to joining Everton.
Academy Director, Ray Hall, told evertonfc.com: "Jin has settled well socially and culturally into life at Everton.
"He is enjoying his time in the Academy lodge and is also enjoying his football. We are looking forward to assisting with Jin's development both on and off the field."
Steve Bellis, from show creators Kickworldwide, added: "Everton have provided a real opportunity for Jin Hui to develop his football ability and his football skills have certainly improved in the time he has been with the club so far.
"Soccer Prince has been a huge hit in China and Jin is a credit to his family and his country."