Port Shepstone model in KZN top 15

2018-12-06 06:02
Sicelo Ngcobo is one of the 15 finalists in KZN Top Model 2018 taking place this Sunday.PHOTO: supplied

Sicelo Ngcobo is one of the 15 finalists in KZN Top Model 2018 taking place this Sunday.PHOTO: supplied

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THE crowned king of the Face of Port Shepstone 2018, Sicelo Ngcobo, is one of the selected 15 KZN Top Model finalists in the running to take the title at the Playhouse in Durban on Sunday, December 2.

Ngcobo (21), who hails from Oshabeni, says his Face of Port Shepstone victory inspired him to pursue his modelling career more seriously by travelling to Durban.

The odds were favourable for him in the big city and he went on to win more prestigious titles, including second prince in the Mr Ekasi competition and second prince at the Ugu Film Festival, and was also selected as one of the top five at Mr and Miss Pinetown 2018.

While in Durban, he also landed a part-time acting role in the popular television soapie Imbewuand also got several other modelling gigs.

Ngcobo, who was raised by his mother who is a domestic worker and his father who is a professional chef, says his family has been very supportive of his career.

“My parents are very proud of my progress in my career. When I started out modelling in pageants in high school they never thought I would actually turn this passion into a career one day,” said Ngcobo.

“Modelling introduces you to people from all walks of life. We also do a lot of community work, which is very rewarding — I have a job that allows me to inspire young people everyday to be leaders in their communities, instead of indulging in frivolous habits like excessive drinking, drugs and crime,” he said.

Ngcobo says that he is looking forward to meeting his peers from Port Shepstone at the KZN Top Model finals next month.

“I don’t only do this for myself or my family, I do it for my home town, Port Shepstone. I inspired the youth to be go-getters and now I am one of the 15 KZN Top Model SA finalists. Therefore, I encourage my community to come out and support us at the main event,” said Ngcobo.

KZN Top Model encourages participants to engage in charitable efforts and welcomes the support of any willing sponsors or contributors.

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