Marvin James II joined 13WMAZ in May 1999 as a Videojournalist and worked in several newsroom management positions.

In the Fall of 2006 Marvin joined the on air cast of Football Friday Night, covering Houston, Peach and surrounding areas.

Now, he serves as Information Center Technical Coordinator and Sports Multimedia Journalist in addition to his recurring role with Football Friday Night which airs at 11:35pm on Fridays in the Fall.

Marvin was born into a military family at Lakenheath AB, England and lived in California, New Jersey, South Carolina and Germany before setting in Warner Robins while in high school.

He graduated from Warner Robins High School where he also lettered in Varsity Football under Head Coach Robert Davis. Upon graduation, Marvin was awarded an athletic scholarship to Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, where he played for Coach Paul Johnson (now of Georgia Tech). He graduated from GSU in 1999 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Marvin and his wife Damita have one daughter, Yasmine Drew. His hobbies include community service with his fraternity brothers of Omega Psi Phi, watching sports on TV, Mopar restoration and writing.