LJ Martin
Running Back 27
205 lbs.
El Paso, 
Last School
Canutillo High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Genevieve & John Martin
  • Has one sibling

Before BYU

  • Rated a three-star prospect (247sports) 
  • Ranked the No. 37 running back prospect in the nation (247sports)
  • 2022 5A MVP and district championship
  • Ran for 2,137 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior (2022)
  • Led Canutillo to Texas 5A Division II Regional Semifinal (2021) 
  • Rushed for 2,737 yards and 29 touchdowns, caught 15 passes for 376 yards and six touchdowns, completed two passes for 31 yards and a touchdown and returned a kickoff for a touchdown as a junior at Canutillo (2021) 
  • 2021 TSWA Class 5A First-Team All-State
  • Named 2021 5A MVP
  • Earned first-team all-district honors in 2020 and honorable mention in 2019
  • Rushed for 897 yards and nine touchdowns over just five games in 2020
  • Also played basketball and was a two-time all-district first-team selection
  • Participated with track team in 2019
  • Also recruited by Stanford, Texas Tech, Baylor, Kansas State, Kansas, Colorado State, New Mexico, UNLV, UTEP and UTSA
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2023

Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year