Abdi attended the University of Calgary and completed his Juris Doctor (J.D) in 2005. Prior to that Abdi attended the University of Western Ontario and completed a Bachelors in Psychology.
While at the University of Calgary, Abdi received the Irma Parhad Scholarship, which led him to study at the University of Salzburg in Austria. While in picturesque Austria, he traveled extensively throughout Europe. During his second year, Abdi attended Oxford University in the heart of Oxfordshire, studying international law at New College.
Abdi has been practicing in Calgary for 8 years particularly in Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Corporate commercial and Wills and Estates.
In his spare time, Abdi has been volunteering for the past 10 years with homelessness organizations in Ontario and Alberta. Specifically with the Mustard Seed organization.
Abdi is an avid traveler, reader and sports enthusiast.