J.J. Martinez is a graduate student at the Boston University School of Theology pursuing a Master of Divinity on the pastoral ministry track. He is a recipient of the Raíces Latinx Fellowship. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from The University of Texas at El Paso, graduating summa cum laude with honors.
J.J. is currently the student minister at the Union Boston Combined Parish. A declared candidate for ordination in the New England Conference of The United Methodist Church, he hopes to pastor once he completes his education.