Nosipho Xakani was born and raised in Bloemfontein. She is a first generation student doing her third year at the University of the Free State (UFS). She started in 2015 and majored in Political Science and Communication Science before changing to an LLB program.

She is a member of Hand 2 hand, BLAsc, SAWLAsc. She recently joined Enactus UFS where she serves on the PIPC project assisting high school pupils to tackle social issues in their communities through entrepreneurial skills and presenting business ideas. She also recently joined the YCLSA UFS branch where she serves the student community.