Lungelo Zama is 18 years old and lives in Embabane, Newcastle where he was born and grew up. He was raised by a single parent and has 2 brothers and a sister. He matriculated in 2016 with good results but couldn’t further his studies due to finances.
Lungelo was not interested in soccer like most boys his age and so took to reading and writing. He dreams to become a great author so that his writing can help his family out of poverty.