Jenny Beth Martin is an original organizer of the Tea Party movement. In 2009, she co-founded Tea Party Patriots which, under her leadership, has grown to be the largest and most effective national umbrella group of the Tea Party movement. Martin and Tea Party Patriots now use their network to reach millions of Americans every week with education and information about fiscal responsibility, free market principles and constitutionally limited government.
Martin is a frequent guest on almost every major television, radio, print and online news outlet in America. In 2010, Time Magazine listed Martin as one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders in the World. Her first book, "Tea Party Patriots: The Second American Revolution," was published in 2012. She is a lifelong Georgian and has a bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia. Martin is the mother of twins.