Edwin was born and raised in the Bay Area; he is a first-generation Latino-American and the first person in his family to graduate from college. He completed California State University with a BS in biology and then went on to receive a PhD in Immunology from the University of Chicago. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow in biomedical informatics at Harvard Medical School.
Edwin has extensive teaching experience, having previously taught high school biology, and also served as a mentee in academic research internships and programs geared toward helping diverse students. He was a founding member of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) chapter at the University of Chicago, and he is currently a resident tutor at Harvard College. At Cambridge Coaching, Edwin enjoys working with students of all ages on biology and chemistry, as well as a range of other subjects across the sciences.
In his spare time, Edwin is especially passionate about exploring new cultures and learning more about the arts (including music, dance, language, food, and martial arts).