The Cape Town Youth Development Project

Warren Lucas is an Exercise Scientist, pursuing a PhD in Medicine (Exercise Science) at the University of Cape Town. He’s PhD research is focused on designing patient-centred exercise interventions in substance use treatment settings. He works as a Scientist at the SA Medical Research Council in the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Unit as well as the National Academic and Operations Manager of the International Fitness Academy. Warren is the Director of the Faculty of Sport (pty) ltd, which focuses on providing a platform for students in Fitness Studies to find tutoring services, personal training marketing services and access to myriad of membership benefits. Specifically within the Sport arena, Warren serves as the President and Chairperson of the Cape Town Gymnastics Association, the Youth Coordinator for the Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace, and heads up the Youth Network for Sport, Development and Peace. Warren is an advocate for health, sport and physical activity to achieve overall wellness through participation in exercise.

Natasha King is an Actress, Model, Media and Branding Specialist, who is passionate about Women’s rights, Community Development, Youth Empowerment and Fashion. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from AFDA and is the founder and owner of her own Image Consultancy Company called NKing Styles (pty) ltd. She has been working in the Film Industry as a Professional Actress locking down roles in local adverts, sitcoms and short movies. She was one of the Mrs. South Africa 2019 Top 25 Finalists and has pledged to continue supporting communities in and around the Western Cape and South Africa in general, using her platform of influence to uplift and empower others. Natasha aims to register for a Bachelor of Law Degree as she is an advocate for the rights of women and children. She currently serves as the Brand Ambassador for the Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp Foundation which focuses on the fight against all forms of violence and abuse of women, children and men, and to provides support to victims of these circumstances.