Botswana's producer,presenter,actor and voice-over artist,Tumelo Johwa A.K.A KING TUX is aligned with a key objective : Striving to reach limitless heights through the channels of dedication in a composition of teamwork tipped with a cutting creative edge. KING TUX stays committed to expanding the horizons of creativity that outshines with imperative output.
The main highlights if his ongoing workstreams are the following:
- Produced and co-hosted the UNICEF International Children’s Day of Broadcasting for Botswana Television
- Co-presenter with the former Miss Botswana of Africa Magic’s E-ZONE music show
- News anchor E-Botswana (e-TV)
- Producer and Presenter ‘Good Morning Africa Botswana ( Africa Magic broadcast)
- Producer, actor and director of a Botswana television series NTWAKGOLO DOCU-DRAMA
• Producer of LETLHABILE lifestyle magazine show for the Ministry of youth sport & culture 2010
- Actor on Morwalela, television series for PSI & Traffic
- Actor on soon to be released feature Film: ‘2064’ directed and produced by Joseph A. Adesunloye starring Donald Molosi
- Writer and Co-director of STAIRS, STACKS AND STARES TV series
His other achievements include winner of Presidents Awards Best music video BLAQVELD Gazlam.
He was also the brand ambassador for MASCOM wireless, a mobile network operating in Botswana and was featured in two TV commercials as well as a billboard.
Meet #CreatePreneurAfrica Tumelo Johwa, sharing the creative limelight of Botswana
Tell us what drives you? What is your true passion in life?
Waking up in the morning and food. My true passion in life is creating whilst I’m still breathing.I’m the type of person who daydreams during a daydream and reconciles with reality.
How did you find your passion and how old were you?
I must’ve been 8years old sitting at capitol cinemas in Gaborone. I’m such a dreamer.
What about your passion appeals to you the most?
The magical aspect of escapism of your own dimension to create a reality for someone else.
What drove you to make money from your passions?
While I was studying in cape town I fell upon hard times financially, it became a means of survival and blessed me with an opportunity to exercise and nurture my passion. I earned money modelling, acting, hosted my own poetry show and landed a job working on a television show for SABC.
When was the first time you were paid for your passion?
2007 doing a tv commercial for PEP
What kept you going when you thought about giving up?
My daughter. Before that, it was simply the sense of fulfilment that exercising my passion gives. It is my life’s purpose.
What motivates you every day to be even more successful?
Doing better. I am obsessed with pushing the envelope.
What do you have to say to all of the people who doubted you?
They are a non-factor. However, if they are still watching, let’s hope it affects their lives positively.
What advice do you give to aspiring creatives who look up to you?
To never stop believing in themselves and that “an idea not coupled by action remains just as small as the brain cell that conceives it.”