Grant Vanderwagen is a young entrepreneur from Cape Town that is making big waves on countless platforms as a social media wizz, trend specialist, radio host and much more! We got to know Grant a little better, as this is a name you should care to remember!
Q: What has been your top 3 experiences as a Radio Presenter in South Africa?
A: -The top experience has got to be having the opportunity to host my own show at the age of 23. this was a great achievement for me.
-The second experience has to be meeting and connecting with amazing people during my shows. I built some incredible relationships with people.
-Third best experience was getting top spot on oflocal.co.za as the top radio presenter in Cape Town in 2016.
Q: What are your 3 best experiences in Cape Town as a city?
A: -One of my favorite experiences in Cape Town has been a sunset cruise on a yacht off Clifton. Doesn't get much better then this.
-Another great experience would be coffee shops, always warm welcomes and great service. Bootlegger Coffee takes the crown from my side!
-An incredible experience is doing a full moon hike up lions head. This is a memory you would never forget.
Q: If you had to tell a tourist to go for one activity on his last day in Cape Town, which one would it be?
A: If you had one day left in Cape Town I would suggest taking a trip up table mountain because this sight is unbelievable.
Q: What is your advice to upcoming kids looking to make a career via Television?
A: If you're looking at taking television as a serious career I would suggest finding yourself an excellent agency and start building your portfolio as soon as possible. As your portfolio grows the roles you get will become bigger and the opportunities will come to you.
Q: What's the greatest fear you've had to overcome to get where you are today?
A: My biggest challenge I have faced during this journey has got to be when my father passed away in late 2016. This was a wild ride and defiantly changed me in a few ways. Good ways of course.
Q: What's the one thing you'd like to achieve in 2018?
A: One of main goals for 2018 is getting the opportunity to travel a bit due to the fact that I have never been out of South Africa.
Q: What is your biggest passion in life?
A: My biggest passion in life is to always stay positive, focus on the present and plan the future ahead for myself.