Marcus was born in San Luis Obispo and grew up in Los Osos. He graduated from Morro Bay High School in 2003 and continued his education at Cuesta then CSU Chico. Marcus played college baseball and earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Criminal Justice.
Marcus had a Christian coach in college who shared the gospel at practice, and as a result of that, Marcus gave his life to Christ and was forever changed. A few years after graduation, he joined a church where he eventually became the student ministry director. He served there three and a half years and coached baseball at Morro Bay High for five years before God called him to the valley, and then to FCA. Marcus enjoys coaching high school baseball and working with students. He also likes long walks on the beach and classical music.
Marcus is married to Lily and has a son named Maddex. He likes to do ministry his family and be an example for his son and the community around him.