Marcus Hammond is currently a Project Engineer for South State, Inc., a heavy construction general contractor in Southern New Jersey. He was an integral part of the management team on a $170 million contract as a part of the $2.5 Billion New Jersey Turnpike Authority Exit 6 to Exit 9 Widening Program. Prior to working with South State, Marcus worked with The Conti Group on the $64 million Route 7 Wittpenn Bridge Project. Marcus graduated from North Carolina A&T State University in 2009 with two degrees: Bachelors of Science in Architectural Engineering & Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering.
Marcus played football at North Carolina A&T during the 2005 & 2006 seasons. In 2006, Marcus was in a car crash that resulted in a severe concussion and eventually ending his playing career. In 2012 Marcus founded Next Level Quarterbacks, LLC. Next Level Quarterbacks is a training program that is teaches young players physical and mental tools that are expected of college quarterbacks. In only two seasons, 3 quarterbacks within the program have been offered full scholarships, with 1 committed to the University of Pittsburgh.
In 2013, Marcus, along with Preston Brown, founded Next Level Greats Football Club, also known as NLG. NLG is a travel 7v7 program that also helps players with academics, mentoring, and recruiting assistance. This is done by holding competitive events such as 7v7 tournaments, elite talent showcases, and instructional camps.
Marcus currently resides in Marlton, NJ with his wife, Laura, and two children, Alicia (9) and David (6).