Born and raised in Roseville, CA. Marcus played 1 complete season of collegiate baseball due to ill-timed injuries but that year was spent in the powerhouse Big 8 conference at Sierra College. He spent a couple summers following his Sierra days playing in the Great West League for the Sacramento Stealth in which he made a GWL All-Star appearance and the Lincoln Potters in their inaugural season back in Lincoln. In the three seasons of college and summer baseball, Marcus was 1 of 5 ambidextrous pitchers in the country actively on a college or professional roster. Currently he is a pitching coach at Better Baseball Training and is scheduled to be on the Roseville High School coaching staff in the upcoming season.