Raised by his parents and grandparents he only believed that life is just about love the there was no pain. From Molati village in Tzaneen to staying in Phalaborwa Namakgale he is Hanyani Tollen Mnisi born on 30 November 1996.
WHERE DID YOU START SCHOOL AND ATTENDED HIGH SCHOOL?
I started at Mlunghisi Primary School till we moved to Phalaborwa, then attended at Mhala mhala Primary and I matriculated at Relebogile High School where I did science expo, sang in the choir and was a Junior Ranger. I was also part of the RADS, which helped motivate other kids. I was that kid who did everything and faced my fears.
THAN AFTER HIGH SCHOOLS WHAT DID YOU DO?
Well, I registered with UNISA for LLB Law, but had to drop out because of financial problems as I had failed to cover for my studies and NSFAS had not approved for that semester. It was a horrific experience. I then went and studied Public Administration at Mopani Tvet college, where I was crowned Mr. Tvet 2017.
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO ENTER INTO THE MODELLING INDUSTRY BEING JUST AN ORDINARY GUY FROM A SMALL VILLAGE WHICH WE ARE SURE DOESN'T EVEN TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY?
I joined modelling because, every time I looked at myself in the mirror, I would say to myself "You are the future Mr world".
HOW WERE YOU INTRODUCED TO THE INDUSTRY?
I joined RERITE models in 2015 and ever since then, even though I’m not part of them now. I never stopped modelling
SO NOW WHAT ARE YOU BUSY WITH CURRENTLY?
I am doing an HTS Counselling Leadership at Anova health and I am also on the 44 list of the face of Polokwane, which will be held on the 30th June.
SO WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENTS BY THIS FAR?
I’ve achieved a lot such as, becoming a model, actor and a poet, but I still feel there’s still more to come in the future.
WHAT TITLES DO YOU HOLD UNDER YOUR NAME?
The face of Savannah 2015 Finalist, Mr Limpopo Toyota 2nd runner up 2016, Mr Mopani Tvet College Phalaborwa camps 2017 and Mr. Faith Limpopo 2017/2018
SO WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5YEARS TIME?
I see myself traveling, on billboards and as my own brand as well as growing my "Wear a Smile” campaign, which helps donate clothes to the needy.