On 17th of November 2012, Edwina got married to Kelvin Dickerson. Kelvin Dickerson is a normal man. They are completely dedicated towards each other. They have not welcomed any children together.
Edwina was interested in acting since a young age. She began acting in a theater. With the completion of her high school graduation, she joined New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She made her acting debut in 2003 starring the role of Tosha Mitchell in the TV series, The Wire. In 2005, she appeared in the TV movie Angel where she was seen playing the role of Charlene. She is popular for portraying the role of Davina Lambreaux in the TV series Treme. Her breakthrough role came in 2014 after she began starring the role of Kelly in the drama series, If Loving You Is Wrong.