Puleng Mongale was born in 1991 in Orlando East, Soweto. At the age of seven, she moved to Naturena, South of Johannesburg, with her parents- which is where she still lives to this day.
She matriculated in 2009 and went on to attain a General BA, majoring in English and Communication Science at the University of South Africa. In 2015 she enrolled at Umuzi, a creative hub based in Jeppestown, and pursued copywriting, earning herself jobs in several reputable advertising agencies.
Although constantly surrounded by photographers, Puleng only picked up a camera in September 2019 after she had been retrenched. Currently, her favored medium of expression is digital collages fused with self-portraiture. Among her many passions are styling and art direction and she hopes to also get into set design for film.