Octavius Terry -Founder/Head Designer

Octavius Terry is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and has two Fashion Design degrees from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. After spending 13 years in Los Angeles, California he currently resides in Atlanta.

Octavius Terry is the CEO and Co-Founder of men’s ready-to-wear brand, GROOM (Gentlemen’s Ready-To-Wear Originals by Octavius Marsion) now known as OCTAVIUS MARSION. He has created designs for iconic celebrities from the world of music, entertainment, and sports including Ray J, The Game, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Nick Cannon, Mark Ballas, Tamar Braxton, Lecrae, Tarrell Alvin MaCraney, Lena Waithe, and Matt Barnes just name a few. Octavius’ designs have been seen on the red carpets of the Academy Awards, the Grammys, The American Music Awards, and a multitude of other award ceremonies and celebrity weddings.  

An Atlanta native, Mr. Terry has also had successful careers as a singer/songwriter, Olympic track hopeful as a member of both the 1995 and 1997 Track and Field World Championships, and business executive at several Fortune 500 companies including Wells Fargo. After eleven years in corporate America, Octavius made the life-changing decision to dedicate his life to pursuing his dream of building his fashion and real estate empire.