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J.R. Martinez

Wounded U.S. Army Veteran Motivational Speaker, and New York Times Best-Selling Author of Full of Heart

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J.R. Martinez

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Wounded U.S. Army Veteran and Motivational Speaker

Actor and Champion, Dancing with the Stars

New York Times Bestselling Author of Full of Heart

Host of the Podcast "Rebirth" with J.R. Martinez

J.R. Martinez is a bestselling author, motivational speaker, advocate, wounded U.S. Army veteran, and actor who has been featured on All My Children, Dancing with the Stars, SAF3 and more.  

While deployed to Iraq, J.R. hit a roadside bomb while driving and became trapped in his burning vehicle. He suffered smoke inhalation, severe burns, and had to undergo 34 different surgeries, including skin grafts and cosmetic surgery, in the years following his injury. During his recovery, after a brief visit with another burn patient, J.R. realized that he'd made a positive impact on this individual and decided to use his own experiences to help others. He continued to visit patients every day, sharing his story and listening to theirs. He learned that inspiration is often a two-way street.

A highly sought-after motivational speaker, Martinez travels the world spreading his message of resilience and optimism. He has spoken to troops at various bases around the world, as well as to groups such as the Clinton Global Initiative, the Red Cross, and dozens of universities, non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies. His New York Times bestselling memoir, Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength and Spirit, details how he was able to take his personal tragedy and turn it into an inspiration for others, a message he also brings to worldwide organizations. His story is unique, but his message is universal: your path in life is decided by your own ability to adapt and overcome.

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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

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

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HCA Midwest Health System

American Optometric Association

Air Force

Raymour and Flanigan

Lander University

Learning TECH/Quest School

National Emergency Number Association

Points of Light National Conference on Volunteering and Service

Vertafore

A Financial Data and Software Company

RE/MAX

MatrixCare

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Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength, and Spirit

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Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength, and Spirit

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