Top Outstanding Young Persons Award


Tshepo Thlaku

Local organization

JCI Tshwane

National organization

South Africa


Tshepo Thlaku


September 20, 2011


Young people who are active citizens addressing challenges in the communities

People impacted



1. To further the JCI mission to provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change 2. To profile young people who are active addressing challenges in the communities 3. To create interest in JCI among active citizens 4. To promote active citizenship amongst youth of South Africa


JCI TOYP serves to formally recognize young people who excel in their chosen fields and create positive change. By recognizing these young people, JCI raises the status of socially responsible leaders in this world. The honorees motivate their peers to seek excellence and serve others. Their stories of discovery, determination and ingenuity inspire young people to be better leaders and create better societies.

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