The Jacksonville Jaguars have selected Paul Martinez as the recipient of the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award.
The NFL and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) have partnered for the third annual NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards during the 2013 celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The awards recognize the contributions of Hispanic leaders in each NFL market.
The Jaguars will honor Martinez on September 29 at their Hispanic Heritage game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Martinez founded Martinez Advertising Group and serves as President & CEO. Martinez is associated with a variety of organizations throughout the greater Jacksonville area including the Mayors Hispanic American Advisory Board, The Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, The Jacksonville Children's Commission, Leadership Jacksonville, Lifework Leadership and The Clara White Mission.
Each award recipient will select an organization of their choice that serves the local community to receive a $2,000 donation.
Martinez has chosen the Clara White Mission to receive this donation. The Clara White Mission has helped Jacksonville's at risk individuals gain new perspectives on life. The Mission has been the one-stop community center stimulating economic development through job training in educational programs, daily feedings, advancement and more.