He has a qualification in children’s acting. He is enrolled at the National School of the Arts studying the theory of acting and performance.
He had cameo roles on Room 9 where he played the character of Elias, a swimmer. He was he was part of the South African Film and Television Academy Awards-wining e.tv drama 4 Play: Sex Tips For Girls. playing a role of an orphan with HIV. In 2013, Nkosi landed a role on Rhythm City as Emmanuel.