Howard High School
Marcus X. Patterson is an athletic trainer at Howard High School in Howard County, Maryland, where he joined the Pivot team in October 2019. Marcus is an active member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). Before starting his professional career with PIVOT, Marcus worked as a Martial Arts Instructor and Camp Counsellor.
Marcus graduated from George Mason University in May of 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training (Sports Medicine) and a minor in Kinesiology. While attending George Mason, his clinical rotations for Athletic Training included: Lake Braddock Secondary School (Burke, VA), The Jackson Clinics (Alexandria, VA), George Mason University Athletics (Fairfax, VA), and Cardozo Education Campus (D.C.). In addition to athletic training, Marcus was also the Mason Taekwondo Club president for five consecutive years.
Marcus grew up in Bowie, MD, and has engaged in combat sports competitions since he was 12. His passions include martial arts, fitness, gymnastics, watching anime, playing video games, snowboarding, and videography. He enjoys filming and editing sampler and stunt choreography videos that include various stunts, acrobatics, and martial arts during his free time that he performs himself.