Duma was born eMlazi, Durban. He grew up in the leafy township suburb of New Brighton, Port Elizabeth. He is a UCT graduate. An Account Executive at Sanlam Investments by profession, he is one of the founding members of FLY. He is a grade 9 maths tutor and also serves on the Steering Committee. His service to FLY is inspired by his grandparents. They valued the importance of education and the honour of serving others.