Matthew was born and raised in Johnson City, Tennessee. He graduated from Milligan College in 2018 with a degree in Business Administration. He is currently pursuing his Master of Business Administration and will graduate in May 2019. Matthew is a member of First Christian Church in Johnson City. He leads a ministry to serve Widows at the church called 127. He and his fiance, Carissa, enjoy serving together, watching movies, and cooking. He also enjoys running and playing basketball.