Lesego is a University of Johannesburg graduate. Her research interests include gender, race, the black family, and the black middle class. She is a proud Sowetan and an aspiring young black academic. She has enjoyed travel and study opportunities in Brazil and the United States.

Lesego has developed a passion for public speaking, where she motivates young black students in High Schools around Soweto. She believes that it is possible for black children like her to make it.