ABOUT ME

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Marcus Ogun "Folaji" Ajose is a Nigerian(Yoruba)-American born artist and producer who was raised in Southern California.  At 21, Marcus joined the United States Army and served two combat infantry tours in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with 1st Ranger Battalion(Savannah,GA). After a honorable discharge, Marcus Began to pursue his dream and attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in West Hollywood.  He has earned an Associate degree in Filmmaking and a Bachelors degree in Entertainment Business from the Los Angeles Film School.  As for his acting career, Marcus booked his first guest Star role opposite William H. Macy on Showtime’s Shameless(Season 6, Episode 8).  He wrote and starred in a one act stage play titled, “Hurry Up and Wait" which released at the Lee Strasberg Theatre.  Since the play he has associate produced his first feature film titled “BEING BLACK ENOUGH.”  The movie was officially selected to be part of the Dances With Films festival and won the fusion audience award.  A combat veteran himself, Marcus acted in a short film about combat veterans who struggle with PTSD titled Discharge. Find more information here. @Discharge Movie 


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