“We make everything in our lives an excuse not to succeed.”
What happens when the dream you have as a child doesn’t come to pass? Or when the people around you don’t believe that good things could happen to “people like us”?
As a young boy growing up in Heideveld on the Cape Flats, Preston Jongbloed dreamed about becoming a professional football player and flying on a plane.
But just as the dream began to come true, disappointment set in.
He shares his story of not letting your upbringing or background stand in the way of your success.