Louzanne Coetzee is outgoing, loves challenges and lives life to the full each day.

Coetzee was born in Bloemfontein in 1993. She attended school in Worcester, a small town in the Boland, where she matriculated in 2011 as one of the top students in the province.

She started her studies at the University of the Free State (UFS) in 2012. She is currently studying towards a BA Honours degree in Corporative Marketing Communication.

The most important things in her life are her family, friends and sport. Coetzee has been to athletic nationals, competing in the 800, 1500 and 5000 meter races, three times this year and is aiming to qualify for the Paralympics in 2016. Her leisure time is taken up by hobbies such as cooking, reading, shopping and listening to music. She is the Accessibility and Student Support officer of the UFS Student Representative Council (SRC).