Edgecombe County native, Antwan graduated from Tarboro High School in 2008. Antwan went on to further his education where he received a B.S. degree from NC Wesleyan University and a Master's Degree from NC State University.
With a proven track record he previously served as EMS paramedic supervisor for the county as well as chief of the Princeville Volunteer Fire Department. He is presently employed as Emergency Services Director for Edgecombe County.