- Lekau Sehoana grew up in poverty and often didn't have shoes to wear
- Today, he's the founder of Drip Footwear and unveiled his new Midrand office
- The company has hired 12 employees and social media users reacted to the wonderful news
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It may be a slight exaggeration to say that Lekau Sehoana went from rags to riches within a few years.
The young entrepreneur still has a long way to go, but he's already come a long way.
While in high school, Sehoana lived in poverty and often had no shoes to wear.
Back then, getting a meal was the primary objective and receiving a pair of shoes more of an afterthought.
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Briefly.co.za gathered that through the struggles, so his passion for sneakers was born.
In fact, Tembisan reported that his journey was inspired by his desperation to modify a tattered pair of Adidas sneakers to make them wearable. This was as a result of his school having a casual day in 2003 and the sneakers became a big hit.
In 2019, the young entrepreneur launched Drip Footwear, his own sneaker label.
Sehoana took to Twitter to share the exciting news of his new Midrand office.
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He also revealed that his store will be hiring 12 employees and Briefly.co.za shared some of the positive reactions.
Mr_Moremi (@MO__Modise) said,
"Congratulations continue dripping in success."
Twitter user @XPEEZY (@ObertXP) added,
"I wore yellow drip to a staff function, it was the talk of the day. Everyone kept asking me about the label that's when I realised am dripping for real."
Beekeeper (@JustIma40441807) responded,
"Fantastic! Well done. Keep growing and shining."
Emyoli. (@_yoliswaa) said,
"Black excellence. Love to see it."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that AKA just got dropped hard by Reebok SA, claiming they did not pay him a cent for the SneAKAs.
Having been a Reebok ambassador for some time now, AKA literally put the brand back on the map.
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