marcus richardson

Marcus Richardson

Bailey, North Carolina
Haliwa Saponi Tribe

Wells Fargo Undergraduate

University of North Carolina
Media and Journalism & American Indian and Indigenous Studies

3.7 GPA

Community Service

  • October 2016: Public Relations Volunteer for PNC’s Grow-up Great Program
  • August 2017, August 2018: Crew Worker for Rebuilding Together of the Triangle and UNC-CH MPA Alumni Group
  • June 2019: Group Leader for UNC-CH American Indian Center’s Carolina Horizons program


Short Bio

Marcus Richardson is a student-athlete playing junior varsity basketball at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill while studying Advertising and Public Relations at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media. He also majors in American Indian and Indigenous Studies. After completing an Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate in his senior year of high school, Richardson decided to pursue a career in design and marketing. He then spent the summer of 2019 interning with the Coastal Plain League.


Now as a rising junior, Richardson works as a graphic designer for UNC Women’s Basketball and UNC’s yearbook, Yackety Yack. Additionally, he will serve the Carolina Indian Circle as the Social Media Coordinator starting Fall 2020. Outside of college and his career, Richardson enjoys playing basketball, weightlifting and practicing photography.