- A man’s recent post on social media about making it onto Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list had Mzansi completely inspired
- The man, named Joe “Human” Nawaya, shared that he made 2019’s Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list, despite having no initial qualifications or capital when he started his agency
- Joe is a Graphic Designer and the co-founder of brand agency, Creative Mind Space
Mzansi was inspired recently when graphic designer from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joe “Human” Nawaya, took to social media to share with the world that he made the 2019 edition of Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 list, even though he had no capital or formal qualifications when he decided to start his brand agency, Creative Mind Space.
Forbes Africa just recently released its choices for the top names in business, technology, creativity and sport, all under the age of 30, for this year’s 30 Under 30 list.
According to Africa.com, this is the 5th edition of Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 and includes 120 of the most promising and inspiring entrepreneurs, thinkers and creatives, 30 in each of Forbes Africa’s four chosen categories.
Joe, who is only 25 years old, falls in the “Creatives” category, sitting among the likes of top South African artists, musicians and creators, such as Aisha Baker, Boitumelo “Boity” Thulo and Trevor Stuurman.
Briefly.co.za saw that many South Africans, and Africans in general, were super inspired by Joe’s achievement, especially considering how he overcame the odds to follow his dream of starting his agency.
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