• SCARS ARE LIKE TATTOOS WITH BETTER STORIES

    SCARS ARE LIKE TATTOOS WITH BETTER STORIES

  • DISS THE DIS IN DISABILITY

    DISS THE DIS IN DISABILITY

  • LIVE OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE

    LIVE OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE

  • YOUR PATH IN LIFE IS DECIDED BY YOUR OWN ABILITY TO ADAPT & OVERCOME

    YOUR PATH IN LIFE IS DECIDED BY YOUR OWN ABILITY TO ADAPT & OVERCOME

Meet J.R. Martinez

J.R. Martinez is an Army veteran, burn survivor, actor, motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and Dancing with the Stars season 13 winner. J.R. travels the world spreading his message of resilience and optimism and does it all with a smile.

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J.R. IN THE MEDIA

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J.R.'s Story of Survival

In an exclusive interview for Nightline with ABC's Deborah Roberts, J.R. Martinez discusses his devastating injuries in the Iraq war which nearly took his life, his remarkable journey and an unlikely showdown with his mother while recovering in the hospital, all of which propelled him on the road to recovery and finally to the dance floor.

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A Louisiana’s boy dream come true. Watching @lsufootball play in National Title game in New Orleans, LA! Does it get any better? Yes, if they WIN! #nationalchampionship #lsuvsclemson #geauxtigers🐯 #cfbplayoff #mercedesbenzsuperdome #neworleans

Yesterday I spoke at the NS2 conference in D.C. I stuck around to hear fellow veteran, Paralympian, advocate @mstockwell01 speak today. It was great seeing you & hearing about all the incredible things you’re doing. #inspiration #veteran #paralympian #army #1stcavalrydivision @dare2tri_ #paratriathlete #usa🇺🇸

Loving the @delta sky club at @ausairport on a beautiful Sunday day like today. Leaving this for NY & D.C. 40 degree weather. But I have my cold weather gear! #delta #travel #sunnyday🌞 #Austin #newyorkcity #washingtondc #backtowork #motivationalspeaker

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