Kayin Scholtz has spent most of his young life providing mentorship and support to the South African youth. He completed a bachelor of social work at the University of Cape Town before joining the South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP) as a social worker and career guidance councillor. He now manages the organisation’s Impact Centre, launched a career guidance pilot at five high schools, is handling a similar pilot for primary schools and holds the position of secretary on the board of Ubunye, an educational outreach programme. Scholtz has also worked with Ikamva Youth, found time to present at the Emasa (Education Management Association of South Africa) conference and still managed to organise numerous seminars and events that ignite discussion around the educational challenges facing South Africa.

Read more about him online at the Mail & Gaurdian Young South Africans