Did not see any game action as a first-year tight end … Contributed on the scout team.
A 2017 graduate of Montclair Senior High School in Montclair, N.J. where he played three years of varsity football for head coach John Fiore … All-County selection as a tight end during his senior year … Played tight end and defensive end … Led the Mounties to a 6-4 overall record and 4-1 league mark as a senior … Led the Mounties to a state championship in 2014 … Ranked the nation’s No. 227 FCS recruit by HeroSports … Played on the varsity basketball team … Two-year letterman as a forward …Two-time All-Conference basketball honoree as a sophomore and junior … Led the Mounties to a 16-11 overall basketball record as a senior … National Honor Society member … Worked as a summer camp counselor and warehouse worker.
Born Cameron Lipton-Martinez on April 12, 1999 … Son of Omar Martinez and Kelley Lipton … Uncle played football at Navy … Mother also attended Montclair H.S. … Role model is his mother because she’s an independent and strong woman … Hobbies and interests include art and music … Attended same high school as Buzz Aldrin and David Tyree … Committed to Columbia on August 4, 2016 … Chose Columbia because of its top education and football program … Chose Columbia over offers from Cornell, Harvard, Rutgers, Connecticut, Wake Forest, Army West Point, Air Force and Navy … Enrolled at Columbia College.