Martin grew up in Sunnyvale, California. His proficiency in science classes in high school, in particular physics, helped him discover his passion for engineering. Martin is now the Hyperloop magnetic levitation team leader, responsible for testing and analysis of the Hyperloop pod's levitation system. In his free time, he skis, plays the piano and guitar, and composes electronic music. After graduating, Martin plans on pursuing a career in industry, especially in the robotics and aerospace fields.