Melusi is from the city of Durban in South Africa. He is based at the Durban University of Technology where he works as the Project Officer for the HIV/AIDS Centre. His work involves engaging young people in and around the institution on matters in sexual and reproductive health rights, with particular reference to vulnerable youth. A young person himself, Melusi believes in empowering young people within and around higher education institutions. He is passionate about working with other young people to create meaningful change in their communities. Melusi managed to find a way to infuse his passion into studies and is currently pursuing his Masters in Anthropology, with a specific interest in masculinities in South Africa.