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. He will pursue a Ph.D. after graduating.
J.J. is currently serving as the ministerial intern at Old West Church - United Methodist. A declared candidate for ordination in the New England Conference of The United Methodist Church, he hopes to pastor once he completes his education.