Was born in the city of Fajardo, Puerto Rico and at the age of seven moved to Paterson New Jersey where he graduated from East Side High School in 1972. Served in the U.S navy in the communication and intelligence division and was the first Puerto Rican to be a presidential honor guard during President Ford Administration. Edwin was honorably discharge after six year enlistment. In the 80’s worked in the food & beverage industry and presently he is working for West Palm Beach Kia. Edwin has been a Palm Beach County resident since 2009.