Dewald is currently a student at Randburg High school. He attended a drama work shop in 2014 presented by Desire Gardener and Rynardht Hugo. He enjoyed it very much as he is passionate about acting and drama. He is a spontaneous, friendly and confident boy. Dewald has a loud, clear voice. His teachers always ask him to entertain them first when it is speech time. Throughout his school career Dewald has played cricket and rugby for his school, with him being chosen for the first rugby team since 2014. Dewald also played rugby for the University of Johannesburg’s Junior Club and Pirates Rugby Club. Every year he also participates in the school concert and had a leading role once in primary school and this year in Grade 8, he also played a leading role. Every year he takes part in the schools speaking choir that performs at the National Eisteddfod. Dewald is keen to improve his drama career as acting and entertaining is his passion!