Marvin Hightower is a Christian and attends New Horizon Church International, under the leadership of Bishop Ronnie Crudup. He's also a graduate of Belhaven University in Jackson, MS, with a Degree in Business. He's a husband, father, a business owner, and also an instructor at Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS. He's very active in his community, and has donated gym equipment to Wingfield Highschool, when they lacked proper equipment in their training facility. His goal is to be a problem solver for Jackson, Clinton, and Hinds county. As a business owner he knows the importance of economic development, and the role it plays in making any city prosperous. He wants to use his nearly 20 year business experience to help grow revenue in Jackson, Clinton , and Hinds County.