Marcus supports Dallas ISD schools and afterschool programs as a member of the Implementation team at Reasoning Mind. He is a native of Dallas, and previously worked in other area nonprofits such as United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. He received a BBA in Management from the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, and lived in that region for 5 years. Marcus developed a passion for community advocacy in his time as a member of the NAACP Youth & College Division. There he learned the power of policy to spur widespread change in communities and countries.