Saint Seseli is a South African actor best known for his role as Justice, a former world champion boxer who opens a sporting academy as a last shot at redemption, in the SABC2 telenovela Keeping Score.
He was previously known for his role as Raymond on the SABC1 soapie Generations, from 2012-2013.
Born in Johannesburg and raised in Soweto, Saint is a Mosotho of Zulu birth. The last of four children, he was schooled at Sacred Heart College and matriculated from Damelin College in 1990. From 1991-1992 he did a National Diploma in Marketing & Sales Management at Technikon Northern Gauteng and the following year did a Marketing and Business Management diploma at Damelin.
After many years working as a marketer, salesman and various other positions, he did a National Diploma in Marketing Management from UNISA in 2011.
During his years in the corporate sector, Saint worked in numerous positions for a wide variety of employers. He was a department supervisor for the Edgars Group, a sales representative for a tobacco company, a customer service consultant at Multichoice, and the marketing manager of numerous companies, including Universal Music Group, the Ster-Kinekor group, the Windybrow Theatre and EMI Music South Africa.
Saint also launched four start-up businesses: the Marung Restaurant at Carlton Centre in Johannesburg (2004); a landscaping business called Lefatshe Landscapes in Soweto (2006), Tseleng Marketing and Design in Pretoria (2008) and The Human Palette Training Consultancy in Johannesburg, in 2010.
He also conceptualised and implemented a first of its kind world class motorcycle expo in a township: the Soweto Bike Show in 2008, in conjunction with Bike SA Magazine.
In addition, Saint is an accomplished script/copy writer and features writer, with published work in City Press, Bike SA Magazine, Y-Magazine and Ebony Magazine, among others.
He is best known as an actor and voice-over artist, having appeared in numerous television series, films and TV and radio commercials.
Saint first appeared on television alongside Hlomla Dandala in 1987 in the 26-episode educational show Moving On Again. He has since had starring, recurring and guest roles in numerous television shows including Home Affairs, Zero Tolerance, Soul City, Backstage, eKasi: Our Stories, Jacob's Cross, Task Force, Sokhulu & Partners, Roer Jou Voete, isiBaya, High Rollers, Entabeni, Ashes to Ashes, Ihawu, My Perfect Family, Skeem Saam and The Queen.
He hosted some episodes of the e.tv docu-reality series Forgive & Forget in 2008 and had his profile raised in 2012 when he had a year-long recurring arc as Raymond on Generations, at the time the most-watched show in South Africa.
In 2016 he began starring in SABC2's first ever telenovela, Keeping Score. His character, Justice, is a former boxing champion estranged from his two daughters and unable to sustain any real relationships. Justice believes that the real world is the only place he gets hurt: his only real home is the ring; his true family are the fighting fans.
A self-taught bass guitarist and drummer, Saint is fluent in seven of South Africa's official 11 languages. He is also a keen cyclist, having competed in major cycling events.