GO People – Rowan Richards


Q: Occupation? 

A: I am a professional cricket player for Multiply Titans.

I am also involved, in conjunction with Neville Harms (East London teacher and former cricket coach), with our project called Rowan Richards Projects, which assists cricketers from less privileged communities.

Q: What motivates you to achieve more in life?

A: Life is about challenges and you need to embrace it.

Q: What keeps you grounded?

A: The good values and principles that were instilled in me by my family.

Q: Who is your role model?

A: Alfonso Richards, Neville Harms, Frank Plaatjies and Advocate Nicholas Kock.

Q: What is your motto in life?

A: Do what makes you happy.

Q: What do you value most?

A: Honesty and integrity.

Q: What book are you currently reading?

A: Australian cricketer Mitchell Johnson’s book Resilient.

Q: What would you like to see change in our country?

A: I want to see less crime. Less corruption. Government also needs to be proactive in making our country a better place for all to live in.

Q: What is your favourite family destination in East London?

A: Leaches Bay during the festival period.

Q: Where is your favourite place to eat in East London?

A: Pinecreek and Lavender Blue.


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