Miss SA, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa 2017
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is a South African model and student best known for being one of the Top 12 finalists in the 2017 Miss South Africa pageant.
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters from Sedgefield in the Western Cape is a 21-year-old final year B.Com business management and entrepreneurship student. She is also a part-time model at Boss Models and Vision Management.
She was the first girl in her high school to be chosen as head girl of both the school and its hostel. Demi-Leigh was also elected as the Deputy Junior Mayor of the George City Council in Grade 11.
She makes handmade cards and does scrapbooking. She says her biggest motivator is her half-sister, who was born without a cerebellum and is completely disabled.