“My journey began in 2016, when I was blessed to be part of the Trusts’ bursary programme and attend TuksSport High School. This is where I learned to be an independent young woman as the Trust took me from nothing and moulded me into the young woman I am today.
Growing up I was very shy and didn’t have a lot of confidence but being introduced to this kind of environment helped me a lot. Being at TSHS reshaped my whole life and I got the opportunity to be coached by one of the best coaches in the country, coach Michael Seme. This was absolutely a wild dream as I would previously only see him on TV.
Having to balance both academics and sports life became a bit of a challenge, but through the support of the whole system put in place by the Trust I learned to believe in myself and my capabilities more until I competed my matric year.
In 2019 I met my current coach Samuel Sepeng, a man who completely changed my life since I met him through the Trust. After just a few weeks of training with him I ran my personal best time and this was evidence that the man was going to change my life.
The ACE Trust really played a huge role in shaping my career as I wouldn’t have been able to explore my talent to the be fullest. I will be eternally grateful for the opportunity I received and am looking forward to seeing more talent being unearthed and polished by this Trust.”
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