Chance Martin - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 28


  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 161
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Ruskin, Fla.
  • High school Seffner Christian Academy

2019 – Freshman

  • Practiced with the team

High School

  • Three-year letter winner and two-year starter as a wide receiver and defensive back for head coach Travis Puleo
  • Helped the Crusaders finish as district champions with an 11-2 overall record in 2018
  • Totaled 952 all-purpose yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior … Also had 43 tackles
  • Named Special Teams MVP 
  • Also a two-year letter winner in track and field, participating in the 100-meters, 200-meters, and high jump


  • Born in Tampa, Florida
  • Son of Nicole Williams and Damon Martin
  • Siblings are Charles, Damon Jr., Justice, Kayla and Kelci
  • Major is pre-mechanical engineering

Chance Says

  • He chose to play football at Kentucky because he received an academic scholarship and had the opportunity to be a walk-on
  • After his football career, he would like to be an aerospace engineer
  • Three words to describe him are energetic, smart, and likeable
  • The best advice he’s ever received is “God works in mysterious ways”
  • His sports hero is Ray-Ray McCloud because he’s from his hometown and had the same life-long dream of playing professional football
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