Mihlali is an LLB student at the University of Fort Hare. He has been serving as Chairperson of the Black Management Forum Student Chapter at Fort Hare since 2019 and as permanent member of the Institutional Student Parliament. He is also the head of Publications, Legal Journals and Magazines at the African Law Students’ Association. He studied law to make sure the indigent have free, quality, equal access to justice. He hopes to one day pursue a career in public interest litigation, amongst other practice areas.