Born in Washington D.C. and a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice, Marcus Nel-Jamal Hamm emerged into the entertainment scene through the world of Pro Wrestling under the moniker of Marcus Jordan. Having performed both independently and nationally, Marcus is a multi-title holding main event performer.
Following several years of tenure, Marcus transitioned toward acting where he launched his new career with a feature role on two of the final episodes of the HBO series, The Wire. He's continued to consistently gain momentum working as a television, theatrical and commercial actor, as well as being trained in stunt fighting for film and television.
Now a full-time Los Angeles mainstay, Marcus is a staunch advocate for global world peace and a promoter of a new Urban Renaissance where he hopes to inspire youth from all walks of life to look beyond limitation and dare to dream.
University Of Maryland, College Park
Criminology and Criminal Justice
2001 – 2003
Columbia College, Chicago
Business of the Arts
1996 – 1997
1994 – 1998
Prince George's County, MD
Marcus Nel-Jamal Hamm graduated from High School at the age of 16
"What we do in life, echoes through eternity"
Ushering in an Urban Renaissance in Film and Television for the next generation