Born and schooled in the Free State. He started working on the mine as a general worker. He started working at BLK Inc in 2006 as a clerk and started part-time studies at Unisa. He obtained senior Paralegal Diploma through the South African School of Paralegal Studies. He is currently holder of a certificate and member of the South African Paralegal Association. He has a keen interest in Soccer and Karate. He serves community as ward committee member.