Although Gift attended secondary school in Makayuni, he is actually from Meserani. His father is a pastor, but he now has diabetes, and his mother also does not work. He achieved a Merit Pass in his final examinations at secondary school, and he wishes to be a doctor one day.
He was allocated a place at Usagara Secondary School to study A’ Levels, and began his studies in July 2015. He is studying Physics, Chemistry and Biology. His sponsors are Linda and John Taylor.