From an early age Bekim had an interest in the Biological Sciences. After high school he attended Loyola University Chicago, and pursued his fascination in Biology. Bekim graduated from Loyola with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Later, Bekim decided to expand on his knowledge of Biology and attended Rush University. At Rush, he obtained his Master of Science degree in Biotechnology. Bekim is a Medical Technologist within the Division of Genomic and Molecular Pathology. He enjoys applying the knowledge that he obtained throughout his educational career to the scientific practices of the laboratory.