• 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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Here we mark the price of freedom ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Resist the temptation to thank Veterans or service members on Memorial Day. The living Veteran isnโ€™t worthy of recognition on Memorial Day. This day is exclusively reserved for those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. It is only a โ€œHappyโ€ day for those who enjoy freedom! Let us honor, remember, be grateful and support the families of the fallen. #memorialday #ultimatesacrifice #foldsofhonor @tapsorg #taps #goldstarfamilies #freedomisnotfree

Guess who started a podcast?! Me! Iโ€™m excited to finally share my new project with everyone called, REBIRTH with J.R. Martinez. ๐ŸŽ™ Join me each week for conversations with special guests on life, new beginnings and overcoming adversity. ๐ŸŽ™ Check out the trailer and donโ€™t forget to subscribe! LINK IN BIO #NewPodcastAlert #RebirthWithJRMartinez #Rebirth #newbeginning #newpodcast #AdaptandOvercome #jrmartinez

I decided to start up running again. Only ran 2.75 miles, legs felt heavy, it was humid, & my pace was slow. I kept saying to myself โ€œyou have to start somewhere.โ€ Everything starts somewhere. Who can relate? ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Knowledge is not power. Knowledge applied and shared is power. We have so much to share with each other that collectively empowers us! Share your knowledge

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