Background: Father of Trayvon Martin. Trayvon was staying with his father at his father's girlfriend's Sanford home in the Retreat at Twin Lakes when the shooting happened.
Involvement in the case: Tracy Martin called authorities the morning after the shooting to report his son missing. Tracy, along with his ex-wife and Trayvon's mom Sybrina Fulton, started a scholarship in honor of their son in which they award $1,000 to a local high school student. In his statements to the media, he has demanded justice for his son as well as advocated stricter gun control laws.