Member of the Chicago-born indie rock outfit Whitney, which immediately earned acclaim for their debut album Light Upon the Lake.
In his childhood, he enjoyed outdoor activities like fishing.
He and fellow Whitney band member Julien Ehrlich attended the same Portland, Oregon high school.
He moved from Portland, Oregon to Chicago, Illinois. He has sisters named Miranda and Mariah. His parents are Poel and Mindi Marshall.
His high school buddy Julien Ehrlich and fellow Whitney member Max Kakacek played together with the Smith Westerns.