Crow paid Martin’s tuition the entire time he was a student there, which was about a year, Grimwood told ProPublica. The exact total Crow paid for Martin’s education over the years remains unclear. “It’s all to the financial benefit of Clarence Thomas.”Martin, now in his 30s, told ProPublica he was not aware that Crow paid his tuition. Paoletta confirmed that Crow paid for Martin’s tuition at both Randolph-Macon Academy and Hidden Lake, saying Crow paid for one year at each. Harlan Crow and Clarence Thomas attended the 2007 dedication of a statue gifted by Crow to Randolph-Macon Academy.