Cody Lee Martin was born in 1995 in Mocksville, North Carolina to Jenny Bennett. He has a twin brother, Caleb, who was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Hornets in July 2019. The two attended hometown Davie County High School for three years, with Cody averaging 15.9 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 3.4 assists as a junior. For their senior season, they transferred to the famed Oak Hill Academy in Virginia on a team that compiled a 41-4 record. Martin's favorite player and sports hero is LeBron James. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram (@cody_martin15).