He is fresh, funky and hunky! Christopher Jaftha is one of the most fashionable, stylish and down to earth South African infleuncers out there! Am sure you can agree with us on this one? Chris is a super cool and down to earth dude – So next time you bump into him in and around South Africa – don’t be afraid to give him a Hi 5 and why not snap a selfie or two while you at it?
The National School of Arts is where Chris Jaftha studied Fine Arts. He is a man of many talents! Which include: dancing, singing, modeling and presenting. He has built and established himself well within the South African media and entertainment industry. You might of seen him on the big screen a few times presenting for South Africa’s most popular television show Top Billing and on the runway, modeling.
If you don’t find Chris sitting front row at fashion shows you can catch him on the runway doing what he does best! Chris has recently has modeled for Men’s Health South Africa. The designer he modeled for was Azeez Jacobs. Chris is trendy, classy and super stylish – maybe he can teach us a few styling tips or three… we definitely need to get the scoop in on what’s his secret. Here we are reviewing some of his best and most fashionable outfits of 2018:
1. The Vodacom Durban July:
Chris attended The Vodacom Durban July this year and he wore a maroon tie and a super stylish grey suite by designer Peter Reso.
2. The South African Fashion Week:
Chris had heads turning at The South African Fashion Week which happened a few weeks ago. Chris wore a colourful piece designed by Snaps Resort Wear. His accessories are Thomas Sabo. We love this outfit – he looked SUPER TRENDE!
3. The Pink Polo Event:
Chris recently attended the #pinkpolo event along side celebrities Rolene Strauss, Lunga Shabalala and Maps Maponyane. Chris looked fabulous as he wore a pink collar shirt, a maroon undercoat and an elegant blue suite. He looked super classy for this event!
Not Just A Pretty Face:
Chris enjoys travelling and giving back to the community as he has actively taken part in voluntary work over the past few years. He has worked for a few organizations which include Youth for Christ and The SPCA. Through dance, drama and industrial theater, Chris has used his talents to make a difference within the lives of others. He has also traveled to Africa, Europe and America where he raised money for orphanages and individuals who have been sick with chronic diseases such as HIV and Aids. He has also recently joined the SPCA in a campaign called ”Just One Thing 365” where he raised money for the SPCA and animals. How cute! Eeeek! We are dying inside!
We managed to steal Chris for a minute and ask him a few questions:
1. What are you inspired by the most?
”To be honest…the people that inspire me the most are my mom and dad…they’re constantly strive to be better and they get better…their capacity for love increases as the days go on, their level of excellence just keeps getting better…I wouldn’t be where I am without them that’s for sure…I also get inspired by story telling (film) great films can sow seed that can grow into ideas that become life changing”.
2. Who are your favourite clothing designers to wear?
”Naked Ape, Sheldon kopman, Peter Reso, Martina hesseberg, Pulse and Paledi”.
3. What are your most favourite hobbies?
”My favourite hobbies are watching movies, playing soccer(not anymore due to injuries) playing with my dogs”.
What’s Next? The Longest Date:
Omg well, we can definitely confirm that LOVE is in the air in South Africa at the moment – we have just been informed that another South African dating show has been filmed and will be hitting our big screens next year ”The Longest Date” – we can’t wait for it to air!
Our main man – Chris Jaftha is the official presenter of the show. The show is going to be filled with a lot fun and adventure and we are excited to watch it. 16 single ladies and gents will spend two weeks exploring Mpumalanga and taking part in various activities such as abseiling, whitewater rafting and even bungee jumping. Sounds like a lot of fun! “A lot of people are looking for love and what better way to do it in a fun adventurous way,” says Chris Jaftha.
We love Chris’s style and personality! We are excited for his career within the industry. Who knows? Maybe in future we will see him designing his own line of clothing. How cool would that be?! We can’t wait too see him shine even more!
Are you a Chris Jaftha fan? Do you follow him on Instagram? Let us know in the comments below!