Marcus has over 20 years of experience working with urban youth at the Middle school and High school levels. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, (his hometown) he worked as a Counselor, where he helped supervise and develop activities for teens and pre-teens at risk. Soon after he went on to become a Youth Counselor Coordinator and then an Administrator for Student Affairs at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School his Alma Mater. He loves listening to all kinds of music — from Rock to Soul to Rhythm and Blues. In his spare time he also enjoys hiking, skydiving, bicycling, cooking, going to the movies and walking his jack russell terrier Nomad.