Bobby C. Martin Jr.
Bobby C. Martin Jr. co-founded Champions Design with Jennifer Kinon in 2010. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and earned an MFA from the School of Visual Arts.
His clients at Champions have included Amazon, Apple, Dartmouth College, Girl Scouts, MTV, the National Basketball Association, and The Studio Museum in Harlem. In 2020, he illustrated his first children’s book “Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter” (Tilbury House).
Martin has won numerous international awards from the AIGA, Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, D&AD, and the TDC, among others. In 2017, Fast Company named him one of the Most Creative People in Business. In 2020, he was featured in the renowned design publication, Eye Magazine’s iconic 100th issue.
Following his collaboration with Apple on the 2021 Apple Watch Black Unity Collection, Bobby joined the Apple Design team full-time in Cupertino, CA while retaining passive ownership of Champions.