Changemaker Emile Jansen devotes his life to inspiring youth artists

Hip Hop activist Emile Jansen founded a social initiative called Heal the Hood in 1998 and has never looked back.

The LeadSA hero explains that he lives to inspire young people to realise their own potential and access international opportunities through their talents.

The main thing for me is for young people to see their potential, travel overseas and see their artistic ability as a way to survive.

Emile Jansen, activist and LeadSA hero

Many of his young mentees have moved on to tour the globe in break dance competitions or join arts and culture projects.

He has spoken to more than 80 000 youth through national motivational schools tours and impactful creative writing projects.

Jansen will be speaking at the 2016 LeadSA Changemakers conference which aims to inspire active citizenry in the country though a stellar forum of keynote speakers.

The conference will be held on the 20th August at Century City Conference Centre from 9am- 1pm.

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