Simon attended Lesiraa Primary School.
He lives with his mother in a small hut – his father has run away. They have no livestock. His mother has to bring up four children, and cuts grass to make money.. He has an older brother who is in his final year at Einoti Secondary School, and it takes him an hour to walk to school. Simon loves Science, and would like to be a teacher one day. He was placed fourth in his primary school examinations in 2015.
Simon started his secondary education at Moita Boys’ Secondary Boarding School in January 2016. he is being sponsored by Tracey Scard.