Headshot by Robert Mannis
As a San Francisco/Bay Area native, Marcus began participating in local activism early on, founding and becoming the first president of the Ohlone College Democrats. He then went on be an alternate representative for the 20th Assembly district on the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee in Northern California. He worked as a precinct captain for the '07-'08 Obama primary campaign and later worked as a volunteer for the 2012 reelection campaign for President Obama. Marcus has worked in entertainment as a performer, director, producer, and consultant for Bay Area productions as well as a national tour and Off-Broadway workshops in New York City where he also put his passion for politics to work as a writer and comic.
Marcus is an alumni of the University of California, Irvine and will be a UCLA Public Policy graduate student starting fall, 2017.