Miss Universe South Africa 2015 - Refilwe Mthimunye

South Africa

Refilwe Mthimunye

  • Age: 28

    Hometown: Bronkhorstspruit

  • Height: 5’ 8”

    Birthday: November 29

Refilwe Mthimunye is a 3rd year law student, model and founder of the Princesses Foundation. She hails from a small town called Bronkhorstspriut, where she grew up being raised by a single mother. Refilwe has assumed the responsibility of being an inspiring role model to her siblings. Her vision is to be the voice of her fellow disenchanted South Africans. She is currently focusing on raising awareness on the continuous abuse against women and children. She is the spokesperson for ZAZI, a campaign aimed at women under the leadership of the SA National AIDS Council. Refilwe hosts “Girl Talks” at high schools in various communities, whereby she gives inspirational talks on women empowerment. She believes in stewardship. She's passionate about leaving her environment better than how she found it. She enjoys traveling, outdoor adventures and action netball. Her motto is “Put God first and the rest will follow”.