- TLee recalled how he ran out of taxi fare to his first job interview in 2006
- A kind man gave him a lift and urged him ace the interview
- The story warmed the hearts of his followers
TLee, Cassper Nyovest's manager, has recalled how a kindhearted stranger gave him a lift to his first job interview in 2006 when he ran out of taxi fare.
Writing on Twitter, TLee said the unnamed man also encouraged him to pass the interview:
Welcome to the rat race. I’m probably never gonna see you again, but I can tell you gonna kill it. And I’m not talking bout this call centre interview — I’m talking about everything.
TLee, whose real name is Lerato Moiloa, said the man's words have stuck with him even after so many years.
He thanked the man and said that day literally changed his life. TLee is indeed proving that no matter one's success, it's the small things in life that matter the most.
TLee's heartwarming story inspired thousands of his followers. See some of their reactions below.
TLee's current success is a far cry from that the first job he applied for. He hobnobs with some of South Africa's biggest celebrities, as his Instagram page shows.
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