Sylvester has joined Sokoine University of Agriculture, where he is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Science Education. He finished Form 6 at Minaki Secondary School, where he studied the subjects of CBG (Chemistry, Biology, Geography). He finished Form 4 in 2008 with a 22 (Division III), placing 2nd in his school. His parents are peasants, relying on subsistence farming to support him and his brother and sister. He hopes to be a social welfare officer in the future to help eradicate poverty.