American designer known for his global fashion brand Marc Ecko Enterprises.
While studying at Rutgers University's School of Pharmacy, he began practicing his graffiti art that led to sketching and drawing.
He has always been passionate about philanthropy, starting Sweat Equity Education in 2004--a program geared toward increasing the success of urban youth.
He married Allison Rojas in 2000 and had three children.
He and screenwriter Paris Qualles both studied at Rutgers University.