Exploring Social Awareness Martinez first got involved with community service in high school. Hailing from the Bronx in New York, her community allowed her many opportunities for social service. Although Martinez loved all of the service prospects and cultural events, she craved something more. She hoped to raise social awareness
The early years The alumna hails from Boston, Mass., where her family encouraged her love for music beginning at a young age. With a trumpet-playing father, a piano-loving mother and a brother addicted to playing Scottish bag pipes, music was an inescapable part of growing up for the artistic Brooke.