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 married his beautiful wife, Carissa, in January 2019. They enjoy searching for opportunities to serve, watching The Office together, and going on adventures. He is a huge movie buff and also enjoy staying active, including running and playing basketball.