OWNER AT SCT GROUP
(SCT IT SOLUTIONS, SCT RETAIL AND DIGIT SOUTH COAST)
Jaco Steyn (Daniel Jacobus) (born April 19, 1977 -) is the owner at SCT in Southport.
Jaco was born in Vanderbijlpark. His father Danie, also called Daniel Jacobus Steyn, was employed at Iscor (Mital Steel), an Iron and Steel manufacturer in Vanderbijlpark. His mother, Gerda Steyn (Jooste), was from a small town, Charles Town. They are still married today. They moved to Port Shepstone in 1999 to run a business, Status Panelbeaters.
After school Jaco studied Mechanical Engineering at RAU in JHB. At the end of his second year he had to drop out and study BSc Computer Science through correspondence because of limited funds. He still hasn’t completed his degree, but hopes to do so in the future.
Jaco started working as a lecturer in IT subjects at a college, but a year later became a computer technician at a local computer shop. This was the start of his IT career. He moved on to a bigger IT firm in Vereeniging where he worked for a few years completing his MCSE Certification. In 2001 he moved to Port Shepstone to work as the accountant at Status Panelbeaters, his father’s company.
Jaco stayed and worked with his parents for a while until starting his own business in IT. He later bought a vehicle fleet management franchise called Digit South Coast as a value add.
In 2005, Jaco got married only to be divorced again soon after. Cegen was born from his first marriage.
He found his match a year later and got married to Robyn Steyn (Englund). They have 3 children together, Tristen, Tiffany and Liam.
Jaco joined Round Table in 2010 and put his hand up for positions in the Area Council and later the National Council. In his spare time, Jaco likes to spend time with his family. He also likes to ride dirt bike on weekends to take his mind off work.