Marquis originally hails from Chandler, Arizona and grew up across the United States before settling in Tennessee in 2019. He attended Patrick Henry College in Loudoun County, Virginia, where he received a classical liberal arts education and majored in Government, with a focus on American Politics & Policy. While at PHC, Marquis held leadership positions in student government, the American Politics & Policy program, and several other student-led organizations.
Marquis has worked on multiple campaigns at the national, state, and local level in seven states, managing successful field programs and outreach on multimedia platforms. Additionally, Marquis has provided community engagement consulting for professional sports teams, industrial and renewables companies, local developers, and political PACs. In addition to working at McMahan Winstead & Richardson, Marquis is a Paralegal Specialist in the 449th Military Police Company of the U.S. Army Reserve.
Marquis resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife Monet and their two rescue pups, Tibbs and Arco. He serves as Executive Director of the African American Heritage Society of Williamson County and as a board intern for the Davis House Child Advocacy Center. He is also a graduate of Franklin’s Citizen Government Academy.