FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)
Walked on in mid-January from the LSU football team, played one minute in the game at Florida on January 21. He had no other statistics ... He left the team shortly after that game to concentrate on his football career.
PRIOR TO LSU
A three-star football recruit on Rivals.com and Scout.com ... A well-rounded athlete that has participated in four sports since his freshman year of high school - football, basketball, baseball and track ... Earned first-team All-State honors in football and basketball ... Played quarterback and safety at White Castle and led his team to the Class 1A state title as a senior ... Threw for over 1,400 yards and rushed for more than 1,100 yards and 25 total touchdowns on offense his senior year ... Tallied nine interceptions to go along with 15 pass break-ups on defense .. Member of the 2010 LSWA Class 1A All-State football team ... Averaged 21 points in basketball ... White Castle also won the state championship in 1A basketball, scoring 25 points in the 66-65 win over Southern Lab in the championship game ... Martin was named the MVP of the classification and also earned LSWA All-State honors ... An all-district performer in baseball as a pitcher and outfielder ... Anchored both sprint relays and ran the 400 meters ... Posted 44 feet in the triple jump and 23 feet in the long jump in track.
Full name is Ronald Jermaine Martin, Jr. ... Parents are Lola Wesley and Ron Martin, Sr. ... Born Feb. 26, 1993 in Plaquemine, La. ... Has two siblings: A'shante and Jalon.