Nahom grew up in Ethiopia, at a young age he left home to better himself through education. He attended International Baccalaureate (IB) and moved to the United States to attend Methodist University where he obtained a bachelor degree in Business Administration and minors in accounting and entrepreneurship. While at Methodist University, he played on the soccer team. Since graduation, he has worked in banking industry and finance since 2015. In his spare time, he plays sports and participates in outdoor activities such as soccer, volleyball and several others.