Tshilidzi is from Bennde-Mutale, a small village on the border of the Kruger National Park, Limpopo Province, South Africa. After passing secondary school he attended a mechanical engineering course. Now he is a general worker in the Kruger National Park, providing for his parents and extended family. He love sports, especially football and was the captain of his school team. He was also scouted to attend training for the Black Leopards, a regional professional team. Within his community he has been involved in the local Development Forum, where they try to steer and develop projects for the local area. He wants to continue working in sports to help improve his community, especially access to sports for girls.