Matthew grew up in Northeast Kansas. After graduating high school, he attended Kansas State University as a Mechanical Engineering student. While in school, Matthew was proudly part of a fraternity which enabled him to focus his efforts on philanthropy. Matthew went on several community service events both local and national in an effort to serve his community. He built houses in Biloxi, MS after Hurricane Katrina, volunteered with food banks, women and children shelters and assisted with conservation efforts at national habitats.
Nowadays, Matthew spends his time with friends and family whenever he gets the opportunity. He also enjoys rock climbing, playing sports, and working toward bettering himself.