Malik Muhammad Javed Iqbal Awan son of Malik Karam Bakhsh Awan was born on November 7, 1951 at Sargodha. He obtained the degree of LL.B. in 1976 from Punjab University Law College, Lahore. He was elected as President and Secretary of Students Union of Government College, Sargodha; got five colours in different sports and two gold medals; and declared sportsman of the year in his college. He remained President, Islamic Society, University of the Punjab, Lahore. A businessman, who served as Chairman, Union Council Padhrar, District Khushab during 1979; as Member, District Council Khushab during 1998; and as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 2002-07, 2008-2013; and functioned as Chairman, Standing Committee on Food during 2003-07. He has returned to the Punjab Assembly for the third consecutive term in general elections 2013. He has travelled to UK, USA, Canada and Saudi Arabia. His father remained MNA during 1972-77; his brother, Malik Muhammad Bashir Awan served as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 1988-90; and his nephew Malik Shakir Bashir Awan remained MNA during 2008-13 and is a sitting MNA.