Martin is from Roswell, Georgia and attended Georgia Southern University where he played football and received his B.S. in Exercise Science and Kinesiology and B.A. in Modern Languages. Early into his undergraduate curriculum Martin discovered a passion for anatomy and began to pursue a career in health sciences. In this time, he decided he wanted to be a physical therapist, hoping to work explicitly with high-level athletes. Martin was accepted at Augusta University, formerly called the Medical College of Georgia. During this time, he discovered he enjoyed working with all kinds of patients from geriatrics to weekend warriors, and from the industrial athlete to acute hospitalizations.