J.R. Martinez

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J.R. Martinez

Wounded U.S. Army Veteran, Actor and Champion, Dancing with the Stars

About J.R. Martinez

J.R. Martinez is an actor, best-selling author, motivational speaker, advocate, and wounded U.S. Army veteran. He is many things. But perhaps most significantly, he is an inspiration.

J.R.’s career path has been incredible, and perhaps even a bit improbable. Once a high school football player from a small town in Georgia, the only son of a single working mother who emigrated from El Salvador, J.R.’s trajectory is nothing if not surprising. Even to him.

Jose Rene Martinez was born June ...

Your message about overcoming adversity in the toughest of times permeated their hearts and souls that day, and you changed many of their lives forever. I remember that day well as we packed the theatre with about 1100 people and not seeing a dry eye in the house. I'm so very proud of you and for what you continue to do. You are a class act...and I'm thankful our paths have crossed.

Air Force

J.R. was a breath of fresh air to our campus. The students were left motivated, inspired and truly touched. After receiving a rousing standing ovation, J.R. was kind enough to take time out to speak to students individually. If you are looking for a speaker with the ability to motivate, captivate and invigorate your campus, look no further than J.R. Martinez.

Lander University

What an incredible man! Please tell me that he touched so many people at LearningTECH/Quest School's event. I have had texts, calls, and face-to-face testimonials about the power of J. R.'s message. Our entire Quest School family and guests truly benefitted from his message and his sincere desire to communicate with people. He spent over three quality hours with our guests who were inspired and eager to let J.R. and your staff know that our wait was definitely worth it. Again thank you for your help. If you ever need a reference to promote J.R. as a person first and motivator second, please let us know.

Learning Tech/Quest School

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU from our entire team! J.R. was truly incredible, and such a kind and fun person. Everyone has had nothing but amazing things to say about him and we're so honored to have had him.


Please pass along a huge THANK YOU again to J.R. - almost a week later and we are all still talking about how inspired we felt by the event! I think we had 23 questions submitted we didn't even get to which just shows how engaged the audience was. We were absolutely blown away and truly cannot thank you and J.R. enough for an incredible event!

A Financial Data and Software Company

J.R. Martinez is an outstanding advocate for service and change. We were honored to have him share his energy and optimism at our National Conference on Volunteering and Service. J.R.'s passion and enthusiasm captured the imagination of the 5,000 civic leaders in the audience. He is tremendously effective at communicating the struggles that veterans face and the opportunity we have to serve them.

Points of Light National Conference on Volunteering and Service
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