Marcus is currently Uniserv Director for the North Carolina Association of Educators. Marcus is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University after Graduation Marcus served as Campus Outreach Coordinator for Common Cause North Carolina, a project created by Common Cause in 2006 working with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in North Carolina on ways to engage College Students in civic engagement. During his stint as coordinator the Campus Outreach Project received the J Irwin Miller Award for Civic Excellence during the 40th Anniversary of Common Cause in Washington, DC. A 2005 North Carolina Teaching Fellow, Marcus is a former Educator within the Clinton City School District. Along with advocacy and political engagement work he serves on various boards across the state.