Marcus is an educator, mentor, and advocate who has served in K-12 education for 18 years. Marcus is a proud product of South Seattle (but living and loving his new home in the ATL) and has served as a counselor, dean of students, and administrator with Seattle Public Schools. He is the Co-Founder of the Academy for Creating Excellence an org committed to cultivating the innate brilliance in young black men and black males in education. He’s a huge Miami sports fan, loves WWE and UFC, The Golden Girls and SVU and is the self professed Black Bruce Wayne. Tomfoolery and some wisdom abounds.