According to EW.com, J.R.'s character is a former Army soldier who works with wounded veterans as a physical therapist. Like his character, J.R. also served in the U.S. Army and survived a horrific explosion while deployed in Iraq.
The news source reports that the episode is set to air at the end of August.
Prior to hoisting the DWTS mirror ball trophy, J.R. Martinez spent multiple seasons on All My Children.
On May 2, he and his girlfriend, Diana Gonzalez-Jones, welcomed their first child together -- a daughter named Lauryn Anabelle.