Velile Makasana was born and brought up in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. He is a born again Christian who comes from humble beginnings. He holds two law degrees namely LLB Degree from Vista University and LLM (Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice) from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. He is an admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. He is currently working as a Regional Court Prosecutor, Port Elizabeth, in the Department of Justice. He has more than ten year experience in the legal fraternity.