DeAndre Martin was born and raised in OKC, OK. He attended Westmoore High School and then the University of Oklahoma, graduating in 2017. Upon graduation DeAndre joined Gardner Tanenbaum as an Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Multi Family. He was promoted to Training and Development Coordinator in 2019 and was responsible for creating a 12-month training program for Property Managers, Leasing Consultants, and Maintenance Technicians. In October 2020, DeAndre joined Northeast Oklahoma City Renaissance to create the PlaceKeepers Real Estate Development training program for NE OKC residents and stakeholders who would like to become real estate developers. He also has experience working at the University of Oklahoma, Venture for America, Oklahoma State Senate, and Oklahoma House of Representatives.