Comedian MCA Tricky, whose real name is Francis Munyao, recently disclosed the outcomes of his Master’s Degree in Mechatronics. In an Instagram story, he shared a video of his results slip from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).
The comedian successfully completed 4 units, achieving a B in Manufacturing Systems, an A in both Advanced Sensors and Actuators, and Research Methodology, and a C in Applied Mathematics. His results slip confirmed his passing grades.
In the same video, MCA Tricky stated, “Mwalimu wa Math, I am now comfortably proceeding with my thesis development,” offering followers a glimpse of his computer screen progress.
Back in January 2022, MCA Tricky announced plans to pursue a Master’s Degree in Mechatronics Engineering at JKUAT, emphasizing the transformative role of education in elevating living standards in Kenya.
“JKUAT Master’s Degree loading. 2022, we hit the ground running. Let’s now MECHATRONICISE kidogo!! People should go to school and improve the living standards of this country, we are tired,” he said.
Having graduated from Kenyatta University (KU) with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2019, MCA Tricky highlighted in a November 2021 Jalango TV interview that engineering is his true passion, viewing comedy as a temporary means of livelihood.
Reflecting on his journey, MCA Tricky shared the initial challenge of balancing comedy and academics during his Churchill Show days. This struggle led to a drop in grades from 73 points to 59 points.
Attributing the decline to the challenges of fame and the delicate balance between the school of arts and the school of engineering, he said, “Kiburi, jina, brand…Daro mpaka watu wa school of arts wanakuja school of engineering kukaa class, ma-lecturer wananiita kushika microphone…siconcetrate…ilikuwa noma but nikang’ang’ana.”
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Despite the hurdles, he persisted and completed with a second class upper, underscoring the significance of his achievement in the demanding field.
MCA Tricky talked about the importance of Mechatronics in the future of industrialization, noting, “Mechatronics is the future of industrialization, unacombine manufacturing ile ya kawaida inatumika Kenya una-advance na kutumia robots and cut costs.”