GO! People – Caviner Ruiters


Q: Occupation? (and/or) community/charity work?

A: Semi-finalist in the national Mr Justice South Africa 2017 pageants.


Q: What motivates you to achieve more in your life?

A: A belief in the future of the youth postulated by their vision for the future. I work hard believing in my role to inspire the youth to attain their dreams despite the social ills they might face.

Q: What keeps you grounded?

A: The morals and values acquired at home and church, and the continuous support of friends and family.

Q: Who is your role model?

A: My dad. He has taught me the value of respect and integrity.

Q: What is your motto in life?

A: Optimism is a strategy for creating a better future. Unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.

Q: What book are you currently reading?

A: Joel Osteen’s book, It’s Your Time.

Other hobbies?

A: I enjoy running, hiking and swimming.

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

A: The narrative that our nation is divided by our differences.

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

A: The Nahoon Estuary Nature Reserve and Boardwalk.

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

A: It has to be Pine Creek Restaurant and Farm stall in Beacon Bay. They serve amazing food and are ideal for our family outings. Our kids enjoy the play areas.