Barrington D. Martin II was born and raised in the great city of Atlanta, GA. Being an Atlanta native, Barrington has seen the changes that the city of Atlanta has undergone, and although he appreciates the progress of the city, he believes that there’s still so much work to be done. His childhood was regarded with witnessing leadership at it’s finest, watching the elders of his family, along with the late, great, Reverend James Orange canvass for the political campaigns of some of the most prestigious Civil Rights icons. He watched his father, Barrington Sr., be mentored by the late, great, Reverend, Dr. Howard Creecy Jr., former SCLC President, also mentor of Pastor Eric Thomas of Saint Peter Baptist Church, Barrington’s church home. As Barrington’ grew older, he began to gather an extreme interest of the law. He is an alumni of the Atlanta Bar Summer Internship program where he interned at many of the prestigious firms around Atlanta, Participating within the program for three years he earned every achievement the program offered. Upon graduation from Cedar Grove High School, as class president, he was awarded many academic and athletic honors, the Coca-Cola award for excellence in the classroom as well as on the basketball court, and the McDonald’s Ray Kroc award for exhibiting characteristics of citizenship, leadership, scholarship and sportsmanship. He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a BA in Political Science and a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated. Barrington is a natural born leader, hard-working, and ready to continue the great work that has occurred within the district.
Barrington is the change the people have been waiting for, and the change the people can trust.