According to MTV, his deep ambition masks a deep insecurity and a fear of dying without making his mark on the world, which gradually reveals itself over the course of the season.Marlon is a military brat whose world travels as a child taught him how to adapt to new environments, but which precluded his ability to form long-term friendships with people in whom he can confide.Each of our members is looking for a quality, long lasting connection, that’s deeper than Lake Superior. The Real World: Portland is the twenty-eighth season of MTV's reality television series The Real World, which focuses on a group of diverse strangers living together for several months in a different city each season, as cameras follow their lives and interpersonal relationships.Prior to being used as the season's setting, the property was on sale for .25 million USD. That same month, the property was contracted to Raymond Management Co., a Middleton, Wisconsin-based a hotel developer that planned to convert the site into a 220-room, eight-story hotel.While commercial tenants occupied a portion of the first floor, the 10,000 square foot second floor loft was renovated for filming, along with an additional 7,000 square feet used by the production staff, which leased the loft for six months. Although previous seasons have depicted cast members keeping pets while living in the season residence, this is the first season of the show in which a non-human is listed as a cast member at and credited in the title sequence, a Chihuahua/Jack Russell mix named Daisy.
Joi expressed displeasure with the limited employment options to choose from and partly left the show due to this concern.MTV characterizes him as "the glue that holds his friends together", and says that he has always been the center of attention, and beloved by his friends for his charm and honesty.He enjoys partying, but gets into trouble when drunk.It is the seventh season of The Real World to be filmed in the Pacific States region of the United States, specifically in Oregon, and is also the second season to be filmed in the Pacific Northwest after The Real World: Seattle.The season featured a total of eight cast members over the course of the season, as one cast member was replaced after she voluntarily left the show.