Marquise Staton received his B.A. in Computer Graphics and Design from Winston-Salem State University and his M.F.A. in Animation from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Ever since he was little boy watching cartoons and Disney classics on Saturday mornings, he had always wanted to create cartoons. He views animation as the profession that allows him to give life to your imagination and that excites him to no end. As an animator, he aims to bring more cultural representation to the animation world and help others who wish to see their creations come to life.