Mandela Namaste

Mandela Namaste is a junior at Williams College majoring in political science with a concentration in American politics. At Williams, he covers the men’s soccer team and serves as a contributor to the Williams Record, as well as providing color commentary for men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, and softball. This summer, Mandela┬áinterned at Sports Illustrated in New York, working in the editorial department. A musician by trade, Mandela has played the violin since age four, and in the South African context, he┬áis especially interested in artists and musicians , and how they interact with apartheid and post-apartheid concepts in their work.