The 5-foot-11, 183-pound senior quarterback rushed for 2,124 yards and 36 touchdowns on 264 carries this past season, leading the Big Reds (13-1) to the Division 3 state championship game. Martinez completed 64 of 109 passes for 1,258 yards and 11 touchdowns against just four interceptions. A four-time All-State honoree, he’s twice been selected as the MLive state Player of the Year.
Martinez has maintained a 3.71 GPA in the classroom. He has verbally committed to play football on scholarship at Ohio State University next fall.
A devoted member of his church community, Martinez has volunteered locally on behalf of a women’s shelter and food-donation drives to support the needy.