Top 15 Young Geeks - Class of 2021

Melvin Kisten

Melvin Kisten

  • Organisation: Sol Plaatje University
  • Role: Junior Developer

Melvin's Biography

His passion for software development directed him to major in Applications Development at Sol Plaatje University. He completed his Diploma and an Advanced Diploma in Information and Communication Technology. During his studies, he has participated in several hackathon events, that aims to enhance the innovation culture and further establish effective collaboration.


Melvin has developed several projects which were designed to meet the current IT trends and he has also acquired certifications from IBM. He has acquired knowledge in programming styles and solutions that he still implements to this day.


Upon graduating, he then registered to study Data Science with Johns Hopkins University, he furthermore started as a Junior Developer at Sol Plaatje University, where he is responsible for assisting with all aspects of software design and coding.

Favourite Quote

Perfect Faith masters all circumstances. - Perfect FaithRev. William Marrion Branham

Dear South African Geeks,

To my fellow South African Geeks, I say keep acting upon that which you believe in.

- Melvin Kisten

Melvin's Work

  • Corona Properties CRUD Using Database
    Learning project with CRUD


    Find out how to build an e-commerce platform. Author Melvin Kisten tackles CRUD functions and connects the system to a database of MongoDB (Document database).

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