marcus scribner ones to watch black ish Meet 'Black ish' star Marcus Scribner, a gamer, bacon lover and 23 more facts

In the pilot episode of “Black-ish,” Marcus Scribner’s character Andre Johnson Jr. decides he wants a Bar Mitzvah. This revelation, among some others, sets Anthony Anderson’s character Andre “Dre” Johnson on a quest to reclaim his family’s cultural identity.
“Black-ish” is easily one of the funniest new shows of the fall 2014-15 season, and that’s largely thanks to the fantastic ensemble talent working on the series. That’s why it was easy to pick Scribner as one of the season’s breakout stars in Zap2it‘s Ones To Watch roundup.
Read on to find out which video games Scribner is most obsessed with, the embarrassing song his mom put on his iPod and which of his costars he was starstruck over.

What’s the current home-screen picture on your phone?
A Guardian from the video game “Destiny” … All my gamer peeps out there will know what I mean.

What are your can’t-miss TV shows?
I’ve always watched “Modern Family” since it first aired. I love anything that has to do with supernatural creatures, so naturally “Teen Wolf” and “The Walking Dead.”

What’s a song that always makes you happy when you hear it? 

“Not Afraid” by Eminem, whenever I hear it, it just fills me with inspiration to always be strong.

What’s the most embarrassing song on your iPod?
“SexyBack” by Justin Timberlake. The only reason I have this song on my ipod is because my Mom downloaded & always uses my ipod.

Zombie apocalypse or alien invasion?
Alien Invasion … Because I am petrified of Zombies and don’t think I can handle being eaten alive.

What’s the last item you purchased?
My most recent purchase was a pair of Nike Hyperdunk 2014 Low Top.

Do you have any current pop-culture obsessions?
Yes, “Clash of Clans” … I’m obsessed with it, I play every free minute.

What’s the worst injury you’ve ever had?
The worst injury I ever had was in kindergarten. I cracked my head on a concrete wall because I was balling out to hard. I had to get 5 staples.

Do you have any nicknames?
Scribs … My teachers always call me by my last name then a few of them just started shortening it … and then I just became Scribs

Your first kiss — who and when?
5th grade on the basketball courts, but I’m not naming any names.

What’s the worst place you have ever been to?
My school’s basement, which happens to be where my Algebra 2 class is. I’m not sure if the Algebra 2 is making me claustrophobic or the fact the class is in the basement.

What’s your spirit animal?
The Panther, because it’s ferocious and really fly looking.

What was the last lie you told?
That I enjoyed the breakfast my Mom made this morning. Hopefully she doesn’t read this.

Do you have any strange phobias?
I dislike double dippers because it should always be one chip per dip.

Air guitar or hairbrush singer?
Air guitar …

Who is your last text message from?
My Dad, it said Thanks son.

Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 23, What’s the third sentence?
“While initially more difficult to level than smithing or Alchemy, Enchanting is especially powerful in allowing you to maximize your potential with the right combination of enchantments.”

If you had to choose another career, what would it be?
I probably would pursue the field of Journalism. Because I’d like to still be in front of camera and bringing news and information to people all over the world.

If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you be? 

Well I decided to break your rules and go to the moon.

Is there a celebrity that you have met and been starstruck by? 

Yes Laurence Fishburne. When I saw him all I could think was Morpheus which pill do I take?

What goes in your carry-on bag on the plane?
Change of clothes, Mouthwash, toothpaste and deodorant. I hate to get somewhere and the airline have lost your luggage.

What’s your favorite beverage?
I like kickin’ back with Mountain Dew Baja Blast

What food can you not resist?
This one is easy, BACON … and anything with bacon. I would have bacon wrapped bacon for breakfast everyday if I could. ALSO In-n-Out, now I’m waiting for In-n-Out to add bacon to their burgers!!

What do your friends make fun of you for?
My big fat soup cooler lips. But I always tell them don’t come running back to me when you have super-hot soup.

What clique did you belong to in high school?
Since I’m only a freshman in high school currently and I would call my clique the swag nerds.

“Black-ish” premieres Sept. 24 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
Posted by:Terri Schwartz