Mikayla Sinothando Gayi is a youthful twenty one year old. She is the first of three, born in a Xhosa family. Mikayla is originally born in Eastern cape, in a small town called uitenheig, which is located in Port Elizabeth. She is not only a proud Xhosa woman , but an aspiring writer and film creator, filled with creativity and enthusiasm. She finds happiness in expressing herself, not only traditionally, but in her most modern and unique way. Mikayla's second name "Sinothando" comes from the Xhosa term "we have love" which was originated by her grandmother, who saw her as a woman of love and happiness. Not only does her happiness and energy shine through, but her physical being in general. Mikayla believes in representing her hometown through her creativity and her intellect.