1. 10:00 - 13:00 Ryan O'Connor
  2. 13:00 - 16:00 Sechaba G

Professor Jonathan Jansen’s horizons were always shaped by circumstance. He admits when he was in high school, he didn’t even know how to spell the word university. Through a series of ‘happy accidents’ he ended up as a top student at Cornell and Stanford.

He maintains the values instilled in him in childhood – respect, manners and perspective – have been key to his success. And that his duty is to tirelessly give back.

It was announced recently that he takes up a position at Stanford University later this year. Nikiwe Bikitsha discovers Jansen’s simple approach to life, and how he motivates those around him...



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