Mvuleni is a Teacher by profession and hails from Kimberley. He holds a B. Ed Honors: Educational Management from the Tshwane University of Technology. Mvuleni is Xhosa speaking but is also proficient in Setswana, English and Afrikaans. He describes himself as adventurous and outgoing and is married with two children. Whilst teaching he was seconded to the District Office as a master trainer focussing on teacher development and training on the implementation of outcomes based education. He also worked for the Commission of Gender Equality for 12 years as an Education Officer, Senior Education Specialist and Provincial Manager.