J.R. Martinez

Actor | Author | Veteran

J.R. Martinez is an actor, best-selling author, motivational speaker and U.S. Army veteran.

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  • To all Combat Medics, I love you guys! I'm forever indebted to the ones who saved my life. They lose many yet save many more! #grateful
  • Hacksaw ridge WOW! Amazing how one who was conceived as the weakest became the strongest! RIP Desmond Doss! MEDICS are the SHIT!
  • RT @whatwouldDOOdo: Embrace diversity. Be accepting. Don't rush to judgements or assume something is illegitimate because it's different. K…
  • RT @whatwouldDOOdo: Reach out & help others. Practice empathy. Show some humility & listen. Strive for equality & justice for all. All boat…

My Book | Full of Heart

In 2003, nineteen-year-old Private J.R. Martinez was on a routine patrol when the Humvee he was driving hit an antitank mine in Iraq, resulting in severe injuries and burns on his face and more than one-third of his body. Out of that tragedy came an improbable journey of inspiration, motivation, and dreams come true. In Full of Heart, Martinez shares his story in intimate detail, from his upbringing in the American South and his time in the Army to his recovery and the indomitable spirit that has made him an inspiration to countless fans.

Bookings & Media Requests


Nir Caspi, WME

(310) 859-4501


Theresa Brown, WME Speakers

(212) 903-1400

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