The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Alumnus, Nkululeko Mbatha was crowned Mr International South Africa 2019 at the Emperors Palace, Johannesburg on Sunday, 16 June 2019.
The BTech Public Relations and Communication Management graduate, is no stranger to receiving modelling accolades, as he also holds the title of Mr DUT 2017.
He was over the moon with his triumph, saying that nothing beats hard work and perseverance. He also added that this was the easiest journey for him because of the support system he had from his ‘cyber’ friends, family and everyone else who gave him strength and supported him in everything he did.
“I am honoured to win such an amazing title and it is not something which was wanted by me only, but also by people who are around me. This is what I have dreamt of and I thank God for this great opportunity he has given to me,” he said excitedly.
“The support that people have given me means a lot to me. I would like to thank everyone from the sponsors and the judges. Thank you for trusting me with your brand. This title is for everyone and I promise to be the greatest brand ambassador,” he said.
Pictured: Nkululeko Mbatha (middle) with the two runner-ups.