MarVelous began his musical journey at the age of 14 at Whitehaven High School. He pursued his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at Tennessee State University. While at TSU, MarVelous had the opportunity to be a part of the internationally known Aristocrat of Bands and Jazz Collegians. Being a part of those organizations opened many doors including touring Columbia, South America and performing at the 2013 Medellian Flower Festival. In addition, MarVelous has had the opportunity to performing in our nation’s capital at the Kennedy Center and the White House at the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. He served as the President of the Eta Xi Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity of America where he pushed the motto “Advancing Music in America”.