South African actor, Israel Matseke-Zulu has decided to inspire young people by sharing a short piece of his upbringing.
The TV personality revealed that his mother was a pivot point to his success. He advised young people to listen to their and also work hard in whatever they do.
In a short video he shared on his IG page, the actor showed the hood where he began the journey of his life.
The said the clip was done in a bid to inspire children in his hometown Alexandra, aka Gomora.
Sharing the clip on their Instagram page he wrote:-
“I grew up with my sis holding hands when going to school, eating from the same plate till I got arrested, in and out of prison, even after all that she never gave up on me till today, that’s what keeps me strong.”
The former Gomora actor mentioned the three women who were instrumental in his life and stood by him through thick and thin.
“It is because of my sister, mother, and grandmother that I am still alive and strong in my resolution to make sure I give back to this community that raised me and to be an example to young boys and girls. With this, l beg you to listen to your parents, to never lose faith, and to work hard to achieve your dreams.”