Gushwell F. Brooks is the Communications Coordinator at the South African Human Rights Commission (Commission or SAHRC). Prior to this he worked as the Communications Officer for Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Southern Africa Region. He has a passion for social justice and harnessing media as an effective tool in for the protection and advancement of human rights. A law graduate but never went on to practice as an attorney. After what can only be described as a serendipitous twist of fate, he found his new life as a talk show host for Radio 702 and also as a columnist and reporter for Daily Maverick. Gushwell and his wife, Regina, share three amazing but busy children and have started their own comic book publishing company with multiple titles ready to launch into the mainstream retail market.