Titus Makin Jr. attended the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts' professional training program in New York City. Upon graduating, he relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his entertainment career on a larger professional level. He quickly found success as a recurring character on Fox's hit show Glee for several seasons. As one of the original Warblers, he was able to tour the world with the Glee Live! In Concert tour, which also turned into a feature-length docudrama film.
Makin went on to star in the CW series Star-Crossed. Before his role in Star-Crossed, he starred as the lead in the NBC TV movie Game of Your Life; in addition, he had a leading role in the TV movie A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song. His episodic work has included recurring roles on Hulu's season three of The Path and Freeform's Pretty Little Liars. Additionally, Makin can be seen in episodes of NCIS: New Orleans, NCIS, Grey's Anatomy, The Closer, Castle, Grimm, and various international appearances and tours related to Glee.