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High school scholar served in Army, now heads to Harvard | The Fresno Bee

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“Most people haven’t understood Richard Martinez III’s dreams.

As a teenager, his friends asked why he wanted to throw his life away when he told them he planned to join the U.S. Army after high school. They couldn’t fathom why a stellar student and athlete who won top national awards for Academic Decathlon and wrestling would trade a college ticket for a gun on a battlefield.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 19, 2017 at 12:39 am

Posted in Wrestling News

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