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Marlinese Hugh
Teacher - After School

Marlinese Hugh aka Marley is a Teacher’s Assistant after school for K-5th grade students. She joined the Fortress family in January of 2019. She loves working with the students at Fortress. She came to Fortress because she believes that even the smallest hello could brighten a child’s day and she hopes to help children become everything they want to be. 

Marlinese loves celebration time at Fortress, she loves that the kids are worshiping and trying to become closer to God.

Marlinese is from the Historic Southside of Fort Worth, Texas. She is the oldest of 5. She graduated from Arlington Heights High School—Class Of 2017! Marlinese plans to go back to college and pursue a bachelor’s degree. Marlinese’s hobbies include singing and writing poetry. She sings a lot in her spare time and she enjoys going to Poetry Slams.

 Her favorite football team is the Seattle Seahawks. #GoHawks! When she’s not at Fortress she spends her free time writing poetry and singing.

 “She is more precious than jewels and nothing you desire can compare with her.” Proverbs 3:15-18