Colby College graduate Marques Houston '18 is in his first year as an assistant coach for the men's and women's track and field teams.
Houston participated in sprints and relays during his time at Colby. He earned multiple NESCAC all-conference honors and championships. Houston was an NCAA qualifier with the 1,600-meter relay team.
Houston was extremely active in his four years at Colby. He was the Student Government Association Co-President from May 2017 to May 2018. Houston also was a Senior Admissions Fellow during that time.
The campus organizer for the Maine Democratic Party, Houston also worked with the Maine People's Alliance and was co-organizer for the Maine March for Racial Justice.
Houston had a double major in English and American studies. He studied one semester abroad at the University of Botswana.