Matt was born in Jacksonville Fl and was raised in Tiffin Oh. At a young age, he had his eye on joining the US Army. While he was a senior in high school Matt enlisted as a 19D Cavalry Scout. While in the Army he traveled all over the world–Korea, Germany, and deployed to Afghanistan. His last duty station was at FT. Hood TX where he fell in love with the area and state so much he and his family decided to settle in Austin Tx. He has one child named Braxton who is 4 years old. Matt has an interest in video games, sports, and playing golf. Once Matt made the choice to live in Austin, he quickly took an entry-level job at Medway Plastics as a Machine Operator to package manufactured parts. He became a shift lead very quickly and one year later he was given an opportunity to become the department head of mold and die setting as Lead Tooling Technician. His current career goal is to get his degree to allow him to be considered for higher-level jobs within his company’s future.