Born in King Williams Town, in the Eastern Cape. He moved to Cape Town at the age of 17 after he matriculated to further his studies. He has previously worked for the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) as the Chief Agricultural Development Technician. While at the SANBI he was the youngest National chairperson of disciplinary hearings, he traversed the Country chairing SANBI's internal disciplinary hearings.
Born and bred in Limpopo, Haenertsburg. Frans attended his primary school at Glenshiel Combined School. His high school level was attended at Makgongoana High School, found in Mankweng Circuit, Ga-Makanye. A qualified professional hunter, field ranger and environmental educator. He attained all of his wildlife qualifications from the Southern African Wildlife College. Frans was a top student for the year 2012 to 2013 n his class for both years of study, for this achievement he was awarded a "PHASA top student award" as well as a buffalo hunt & a trophy prize(s).
Born, raised and studied in the small town called Aliwal North in the Eastern Cape. This 39-year-old fellow is known for his love for hunting especially hunting the warthogs. He found inspiration from his maternal grandad who used to narrate to him hunting stories and different animal behavior while visiting him on the farm.