Jawid Hanan was born in 1991 in Panjab destrict of Bamiyan in Afghanistan.

After finishing his primary education he moved to Kabul and completed his secondary education from Hamayoon Shaheed High School and currently he is studying Fine Arts at Kabul University.

Hanan studied the basic photography techniques and photojournalism rules in AINA Photography Agency in 2007.

In 2012 Hanan attended a one-week workshop with New York Times staff photographer Jan Grarup in Kabul.

Hanan is currently working for the National Assembly as photojournalist for the Parliament’s relationship and communication office.