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Life & Work with King Jaquell Martin

Today we’d like to introduce you to King Jaquell Martin.

Hi King, so excited to have you on the platform. So before we get into questions about your work-life, maybe you can bring our readers up to speed on your story and how you got to where you are today?
I’m the soldier who was assaulted in his military uniform by Officer Benjamin Fields. He is the same Officer who assaulted the young lady at Spring Valley High School in SC. I was wrongfully facing ten years because of the color of my skin!

I overcame that became a SAG actor who was on HBO BALLERS, Award-Winning Director, Awarding Actor, Author of a 5 Star book entitled A War on Friendly Grounds and I’m the best Motivational and Inspirational Speaker that World hasn’t heard yet but they are about too.

We all face challenges, but looking back would you describe it as a relatively smooth road?

Lost my career

Lost my wife.

I was assaulted in my military uniform and my ex who was a veteran was also assaulted in front of our house.

Wrongfully facing ten years in jail.

I received death threats.

Appreciate you sharing that. What else should we know about what you do?
Actor on HBO Ballers.

Author of A War on Friendly Grounds (it’s a 5 star rated book).

I turned it into an award-winning short film.

Which has been selected in 28 film festivals around the world.

I’m an Award-winning Director and Actor.

Can you tell us more about what you were like growing up?
Captain of the Team.

I always had a fire burning inside me.


Humble servant.



  • 15$ for my book A War on Friendly Grounds

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