John Martin Sr, was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. John comes from a troubled past and has overcome several tough obstacles in past years. For the last 20 years, John has been a full-time father and during this time has turned into a serial entrepreneur with several successful business ventures. He studied psychology at the University of Upper Iowa. John is the creator of Rodney the Ordinary Kid series, which teaches kids to create a magical self-esteem from within. He is a down to earth man who has a passion for creating opportunities while taking care of his family. He has a love for helping kids feel better about themselves and strives to give back to his community.