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MR. SA 2023 TOP 10

The Mr. South Africa 2023 TOP 10 have been announced this past weekend at the annual Mr. South Africa Women's day in Johannesburg. It is the first time the organization has announced its TOP 10 of a live audience. 

The spectacular event was graced by 600 guests including beauty queens and pageant enthusiasts from various platforms including Miss Teen Universe South Africa & Mrs Universe Africa and brands such as Hirsch's home stores, Label M, Bluebeards revenge, Artero & NuAesthetics SA to name a few.

We are extremely grateful for the turnout of guests and we are incredibly excited about our new TOP 10 who were sashed by the Reigning First & Second Runner Ups, Werner Koen & Thabang Khatide. 

The TOP 10 comprise of entrepreneurs, models, optometrists, pilots and corporate lawyers. Each competing to become South Africa's leading male ambassador.

The Mr. South Africa 2023 crowning date & venue will be made available soon and promises to be another spectacular event as we switch gears with new venues & partners.

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

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Melvin Ndhlovu

Fitness Coach 

Melvin is a fitness coach originally from Tzaneen, Limpopo but now resides in Centurion, Pretoria. He is a fitness coach and entrepreneur in the digital marketing space. 

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I would focus on: Boy child - Mental Health, Gender Equality, Health & Wellness, Digital Literacy."

#teammelvin #mrsa2023

Tiaan Massyn

Optometrist

Tiaan is a distinguished South African businessman and optometrist based in Centurion, who owns optometric practices in Gauteng and the Western Cape. At 29, he's not only a successful optometrist & entrepreneur but also a singer and songwriter.

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa & as a optometrist, I would like to make eyecare more accessible to the youth & those who do not have access to it. I would also like to advocate for better mental health awareness."

#teamtiaan #mrsa2023

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Frik Van Heerden

Entrepreneur

Frik is a business owner & entrepreneur from Pretoria, among managing his companies, he has been listed in a Fox 40 press release for his achievements in the business world.

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I would focus on developing young upcoming entrepreneurs to formulate a concrete and sustainable business"

#teamfrik #mrsa2023

Pogwane Julius Tsebe

Art Academy Director

Julius is the director of Nqcobo Tsebe Arts Academy. He hails from Alexandra. His achievements include: starring in South Africa reality shows & he holds a degree in Logistics Management.

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I would like to encourage young people to express themselves creatively. Promote racial harmony & ANTI - GBV through arts"

#teamjulius #mrsa2023

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Clayton Rhulani Mnise

Airforce Pilot & Flight Instructor

Originally from Pretoria, now based in the Western Cape, Clayton is not only a flight instructor, a airforce pilot but he was also part of the well know Silver Falcon aerobatics team. 

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I would focus on being a role model to young South African men to encourage them to believe in themselves and their abilities."

#teamclayton #mrsa2023

Roman Reddy

Corporate Lawyer

Roman is a corporate lawyer from Kwazulu-Natal, he specialises in banking legislation. At school level he showed enough promise to be granted a full academic scholarship.

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I would like to put my efforts and focus on education toward South African youth."

#teamroman #mrsa2023

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Itumeleng Kenneth Mohanoe

Entrepreneur

Itumeleng is the CEO of Coach Itu Academy, Educator. He hails from Sandton, Johannesburg. His achievements include Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans Lister & former speech coach to Chief of SA Navy.

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I would focus on holistic 21st century education for underprivileged schools in South Africa, with Social Corrections"

#teamitumeleng #mrsa2023

Lefa Taleni

Entrepreneur

Lefa is a young entrepreneur from Qwaqwa, Freestate. other than making the Mr. South Africa 2023 TOP 10 he is also a self taught editor. 

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I would focus on unemployment in South Africa"

#teamlefa #mrsa2023

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Ndumiso Shezi

Entrepreneur

Not only is he a professional model, a entrepreneur, but Ndumiso, who hails from Kwazulu-Natal also holds a bachelor's degree in architectural studies as well as a certificate in project management. 

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I want to continue the conversation with men at a national level, that man’s emotions and feelings are valid and they matter. Creating a safe space for men to sharpen each other through deep meaningful conversations and holding each other accountable is a solution and therefore mentorship is necessary at all levels."

#teamndumiso #mrsa2023

Thashil Maharaj

Software Engineer

Thashil is the adrenaline finalist who is not only a software engineer, but in his free time he enjoys mountaineering, skydiving & scuba diving

Should you win Mr. South Africa, what would your focus be?

"As Mr. South Africa I would focus wildlife conservation and Mental Health Awareness

#teamthashil #mrsa2023

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