PRIOR TO LSU
Winner of the 2013 Farm Bureau/Mr. Basketball award given annually by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association to the top player in the state of Louisiana … Averaged 26.3 points, 14.8 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 4.1 blocked shots … One of the nation’s top prospects in the recruiting class of 2012-13 … Led Madison Prep to the state semifinals in 2012 and to the school’s first state title in Class B in 2013 …. High School Basketball Coach is Jeffery Jones … Martin was also named the Class B Player of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches in 2011 and 2012 … Martin had 10 points in the McDonald’s All-Star game and a dunk that was rated the third best in the nation on ESPN SportsCenter.
Born May 24, 1994 … Nicknames “Slim” or “Rell” … Mom is Joyce Veal … Three other siblings … Anticipated Major at LSU is Sports Administration … Hobbies include working out and watching movies … Favorite Food is pizza and dessert he listed “Brownies and Ice Cream.” … Came to LSU because “it is home where my family and friends can come watch.” … Favorite TV Show is “Family Guy” … Favorite Professional Basketball Player is LeBron James … Favorite NBA Team is Miami Heat.