Driven by the ethos “ Never Average, Always Awesome”, Patrick is not an average
young person. He is an avid entrepreneur, influencer and a marketing whiz kid.
Patrick Mahlangu was born in Pretoria, Gauteng and bred in Dennilton,
At age 25, he is the Managing Director of Varsity TV, a campus based TV channel
that has the sole purpose of unearthing youth talent. Outside the entrepreneurship
space, Patrick is also an academic having completed a Bachelors degree in
Information Management and an Honours degree in Marketing Management both
from the University of Johannesburg (UJ). He is now in the process of completing his
Masters in Business Management specialising in marketing at UJ.
Patrick is passionate about marketing and social media and believes that the future
of marketing is social hence his masters dissertation is around social media and big
data. He has created a platform to educate his followers about marketing related
topics and advise on how to build a strong brand through his brand, @PatOnBrands.
He also founded Swaggy Campus Life, a student clothing label which he has since
put on hold to focus on other business endeavours.