We had the good fortune of connecting with MARCUS Boyd and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi MARCUS, what inspires you?
wow I really love that question for me I am inspired by God first he is truly the head of my life and I put him first in every thing I do and 2nd my daughter Skylar and son Malakai Daniel Boyd and God Son Jason Jojo Bishop they are my world and fresh air and I will do anything for them I love them so much Next for me I have to say my church covering Dr Arnold and Dr Darinda Burrell from remnant apostolic center here in Tucson Az they are my covering and I learn so much from them and how to really live in God ok next is my niece Goldie Bishop she is dealing with some serious situations but through it all she is a incredible mother and intelligent and beautiful woman I am so honored to have her as my niece I learn so much from her on a every day basics. I am inspired by my music and talents and gifts that God has given me I am inspired by every Autism individual and families out their worldwide every time I see a success story from the Autism world I smile because I know God is showing that you can do anything with him
Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
Well I am a 13x Award Winning Music Producer and Composer I been nominated for a Grammy 7xs I been a music producer and composer for 21 years now and I am also a 4x Award Winning Autism Activist and I been a autism activist for almost 4 years now I play 8 different instruments and I make 18 different genres of music I am the ceo of MDE/Sony orchard that is a gospel entertainment company that is in Tucson Az but we have international artists as well I am a celebrity interviewer and I own my own clothing line called: The A collection and I co own my own shoe line that is called: The A3 Apparel and I am a professional DJ, I am most proud speaking at 5 different state capitals about autism and how better medical coverage can help more autism families and how I told my testimony with having autism well I struggled for years with trying to get my name out there and my face and brand and have people believe in what I am doing and stand for but I started with being a autism activist 4 years ago and my PR at the time Manisha Holiday from the holiday firm told me that I need to tell my story and that it could touch so many people and help change the way they see Autism so we got my bio and press release together and did slot of foot work and 4 years later we are here well was their challenges yes it was and still is now but through God and prayer I am able to face any hardship that comes my way my brand sometimes moves slow but as long as I am on the road to success I know my day will come some lessons I learned are never rush into anything always pray about everything and trust yourself and your judgment always listen to wisdom and take other people’s advice try out things first before you pro-sue it and never sign anything on the first meeting well I want the world to know that my name is Marcus Leonardo Boyd I was born with autism and was non verbal until I was almost 14 years old I spoke at a 2 year old level up until I was almost 18 years old I have been in 16 to 17 different foster homes 16 to 17 different group homes and 16 to 17 Mental institutions 4 Inpatient centers and I have been homeless for 3 years I ate out of dumpers and I smelted in piss I was abused physically emotionally and sexually for years of my life but that is just a piece of my story so much more I have been through but I praise God for it all because I wouldn’t be the man I am today without the trails and tribulations
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Well for the Tucson AZ area we would go to Dave n busters and play so many different games and virtual reality games and laser tag and then I would take my friend to fun-sticks we would play more video games win prizes and get on the go carts and race and then it’s off to Golden Corral for all you can eat buffet then we would go to Burlington’s to go shopping and then we would go to the music studio in Phoenix to lay down some songs and then we would go to the cardinals stadium to watch some games and yell to the top of our lungs lol
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I want to give a shout-out to my family and friends and I want to give a shout out to Dr Cheif apostle Arnold Burrell and Dr Sharmar prophetess Darinda Burrell and to the whole Remnant Apostolic Center family and to my niece Goldie Bishop and my amazing nephews JoJo Kell Joshua Phat Man and my baby niece Phat Mama to my son Malakai Daniel Boyd and to my gorgeous daughter Skylar Freeman to The League to the whole MDE/Sony orchard family and to Red Flirt Designs for your amazing work and for always believing in me