Efe came to Canada from Turkey in 2012 as an exchange student. After finishing high school in Nova Scotia, he got accepted to Camosun College for a major in Political Science. He finished his B.A. at the University of Victoria where he worked in many aspects of campus and student life. He was elected as the Vice President of his course union and later as the Director of International Student Relations at the student society. He has been actively working with students since graduating and strives to inspire youth reach their goals.