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Curtis Martin
Contributor
Founder and CEO
Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS)

Curtis Martin is the founder and CEO of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS).

Curtis Martin holds a master’s degree in theology and is the author of the best-selling book, Made for More. Curtis is likewise the co-author of The Real Story: Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible with Dr. Edward Sri and Boys to Men: The Transforming Power of Virtue with Dr. Tim Gray.

In 2004, Curtis and his wife, Michaelann, were awarded the Benemerenti Medal by Pope Saint John Paul II for their outstanding service to the Church.  In 2011, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Curtis as a Consultor to the Pontifical Council of the New Evangelization. Curtis and Michaelann live in Colorado. They have been blessed with nine children and five grandchildren.

FOCUS was founded in 1998 as a national outreach to college students on campus. Starting with just two missionaries on one campus, FOCUS now has hundreds of full-time missionaries serving tens of thousands of college students on campuses throughout the United States.

Published Pieces

A Student Looks at Pikes Peak

To Address Poverty in All Its Forms

Curtis Martin, Founder and CEO of FOCUS, joined Msgr. James P. Shea to discuss his experience in evangelization and the formation of university students.

Curtis Martin
Msgr. James P. Shea
Feb 4, 2021