Miss SA 2018 is tackling a list of future aspirations, including being crowned Miss Universe, becoming a qualified paediatrician and paving the way as an avid campaign initiator focused on breaking stigmas and discrimination
WHAT WAS THE LAST… CHILDHOOD MEMORY?
Going on long Sunday drives along the coast with my family.
POSITIVE IMPACT YOU MADE TOWARDS WOMEN EMPOWERMENT?
Encouraging women to trust and believe in themselves and understand that we’re special and multi-faceted, with a lot to offer.
PASSION PROJECT YOU WERE INVOLVED IN?
My #BreakTheStigma campaign, focused on developing awareness of tuberculosis.
PIECE OF ADVICE YOU RECEIVED?
To make myself as much a priority as others and take care of my own well-being too.
GOAL YOU ACHIEVED?
I travelled to New York City and spoke at the United Nations High-Level Meeting about TB. I also travelled to Thailand, where I worked with World Swimsuit.
THING YOU DID IN PREPARATION FOR THE MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT?
Gym, gym, gym!
TOPIC YOU DISCUSSED WITH YOUR ROLE MODEL?
THING THAT TOOK YOUR BREATH AWAY?
The sunset in Thailand.
COMPLIMENT YOU RECEIVED?
Everything I do, I do gracefully.
COUNTRY YOU VISITED?
MOVIE YOU WATCHED?
10 Things I Hate About You.
SONG YOU LISTENED TO?
Love Someone by Lukas Graham.
TREASURED GIFT YOU RECEIVED?
A diamond doughnut silver chain from Jack Friedman.
GIFT YOU GAVE?
A birthday present to a friend of Lindt chocolates and a brownie cake.
QUOTE YOU READ THAT RESONATED WITH YOU?
“Happiness isn’t ready-made – it comes from your actions.”
BOOK YOU READ?
Come Sundown by Nora Roberts.
THING THAT UPSET YOU?
Being booked for an event on my day off.
THING THAT MADE YOU SMILE?
An excited driver who wanted to take a picture with me to show his daughters.
INVESTMENT PIECE YOU BOUGHT?
PIECE OF ADVICE YOU GAVE?
Always be yourself.
“Happiness isn’t readymade – it comes from your actions”