Dawit is a 2015 HBI graduate of the Building Construction Technology program in Monroe, Virginia. Upon completion of his HBI training, Dawit was immediately hired by Equity Residential and quickly moved from Service Technician to Senior Service Technician in only nine months. During his training, Dawit was a Shop Foreman and was named Most Outstanding BCT Student of the Month several times. He learned and presented the skills of electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, painting, flooring, and grounds maintenance. Dawit earned his Accounting Diploma from St. Mariam University College, Ethiopia. In addition, he earned his American High School Diploma to gain credibility among his peers and potential employers.