The public is invited to see J.R. Martinez speak at Philander Smith College tonight (Jan. 10).

Millions saw him take the crown on the 13th season of "Dancing with the Stars" and have even seen him on ABC's daytime drama "All My Children."

Tonight (Jan. 10), locals can see J.R. Martinez talk about those experiences and his latest book Full of Heart that chronicles his journey of survival and recovery after suffering severe facial injuries and burns from a landmine back in Iraq in 2003.

At 7 p.m. tonight (Jan. 10), Martinez will be at the Philander Smith College, M.L. Harris Auditorium.

Admission is free. Reserve your seats by emailing or by calling 501-683-5239.