10 South African Personalities Who Made Us Proud In 2017. These talented and hardworking individuals made us proud this year by representing us well on an international stage. Some beat the odds and broke barriers to inspire their peers and the nation at large. Check them out below for inspiration.
1. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
Our very own beauty queen brought home a top international pageant title. Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters made us super proud as she got crowned Miss Universe 2017.
We haven’t had a Miss Universe from South Africa in 39 years, so we shall forever cherish this win.