Ilonca grew up in Nelspruit Mpumalanga, she matriculated at Nelspruit Hoërskool in 2010 and went on to pursue a BSc Molecular biology and Biotechnology degree in 2011. Thereafter she obtained her LLB degree from UNISA in 2020, while working full time as a sales and financial consultant, respectively. She is currently working as a PRO in the Paarl and Wellington area and started her articles at MM in November 2020. She aspires to pursue a career in conveyancing after completing her articles.
She loves the outdoors, exercising and spending time with family and friends. She is an avid animal lover and is actively supporting various animal welfare projects and societies.
Ilonca lives by the virtue embodied in the quote from Dolly Parton “The way I see it if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.”