2019 NIGERIAN YOUNG TALENT OF THE YEAR
ELNATHAN YAMKELA EDEM WILLIAMS.
Elnathan Yamkela Edem Williams an 8 years old child of mixed parentage of a Nigerian father and Xhosa mother. Elnathan is a grade three student of Edenica Private School, in Glen Marais, Kempton Park. He has consistently scored between 90-100% in all his subjects from grades one to three. Elnathan's consistent excellent won him a Gold Academic Achievement award Certificate in his School. Elnathan is the overall best student in his school in English, Afrikaans, Life Skills and Mathematics in 2018.
Besides his academic success, he loves Soccer, Running, and Spellings. Elnathan Yamkela Edem Williams plays for Kempton FC and also SuperSport United Kempton Park Academy side. He was voted the best defender in 2018.
“So far, I have been to Nigeria 4 times in my life. I can say that it is a beautiful place with lots of green trees but it's also a very hot place. Being born to a Nigerian dad demands I do well in all my subjects at school and also in my soccer games because he wants the best for me and I can only get that with hard work/practice and love from my parents.” the young Elnathan said.