Marcus was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM and graduated from Albuquerque High School in 2006. After high school, Marcus joined the Marine Corps where he attained the rank of Corporal and served as an Aviation Ordnance Technician from 2006-2010 in Iraq and Japan. Marcus attended CNM from 2010-2012 and graduated with AA in Liberal Arts with honors. From there he attended UNM and graduated Magna cum laude with a BA in Economics with a minor in Psychology. Marcus went on to attended UNM School of Law and graduated with JD in 2018. During his free time Marcus enjoys camping, hiking, and walks along the Bosque. He also enjoys spending time with family, friends and his bloodhound, Donna.