Edib was born April 28, 1991, in Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was raised by his grandparents in a small village close to Tuzla.
He has graduated from a madrassa in Tuzla and he pursued Islamic studies at the University of Sarajevo to become a teacher.
The town’s mayor, who recommended Edib for the scholarship described him as the pride of the town and the biggest prospect of the small town.
His favourite sport is basketball and he has represented his school in numerous competitions.