I was personally moved and motivated by this young rich guy Sandile Shezi’s story. My reason was not farfetched; Sandile Shezi was not from a rich or average family. He was just like every other guy on the street of Lagos Nigeria, but he was with a different.
Shezi sells anything he could lay his hand on as a child; he sells from muffins to clothes, which taught him a lot about business and handling rejection, as it was a door-to-door sales.
Sandile was from Durban, South Africa and was aged 23years when he made his fortune from Forex trading. He claims he was motivated by his mentor Sandile Zungu; a South African who is the executive chairman of Zungu Investments Company Limited.
I thought, we were told never to start trading forex without any knowledge but Sandile did it. When friends gave him tuition fees for the year, he took the entire amount and started trading online. He was guided by his passion to be free from poverty and he determined to make it work no matter what.
The Foreign exchange market is the biggest financial market in the world. At least four trillion dollars is traded on currency markets on a daily basis. This market is known for its volatility and high risk nature, which is why it is mostly traded by banks and big corporate.
He decided to drop out of university during his third year to trade full time, without his parents knowing. He mentions that his parents at the time were disappointed with him for dropping out, but he did it to pursue his dreams, and now they remain fully supportive of him.