Giggs Kgole was born in Kutupu Village in Limpopo in 1997 and grew up in Tembisa, Johannesburg. His father worked at the Kelvin Power Station and he attended the nearby Cresslawn Primary School in Kempton Park. In grade six, upon returning from his initiation in Limpopo, he applied for a scholarship with the Student Sponsorship Program (SSP). From a pool of 3000 applicants, he was one of 25 that won full scholarships - in his case, to the prestigious St John's College in Houghton, where he completed high school. He considers this a great achievement for himself and his family, as not only was he the first person to attend a private high school, but the first in his family to reach and pass Matric..