As a Lubbock native, Marcus grew up immersed within the Texas Tech culture. Studying communications at Texas Tech, being involved with the Goin' Band from Raiderland, and his involvement with a campus magazine called, College Hot Spots Magazine, Marcus has a heart and passion for the Lubbock and Red Raider community. Marcus joined Texas Tech Athletics in January of 2013 after his interests in sports communication lead him to Texas Tech. Having family members in the West Texas area, Marcus enjoys spending time with his family during his free time, loves Red Raider football, and enjoys playing music in his spare time as well. In the fall of 2012, he was able to spend an entire semester in the country of Spain with Texas Tech and its study abroad program. This opportunity awarded him the experience of traveling the world and learning the Spanish language.