Matthew grew up in Petal, Mississippi. He attended Pearl River Community College for two years as a student athlete. He transferred to Warner University in Florida to continue playing soccer and finish a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. While living in Florida, Matthew was a high school soccer coach for two years before returning to Mississippi to attend the University of Mississippi School of Law. During law school he volunteered for many pro bono initiatives and the North Mississippi Rural Legal Services. During the last semester of law school, Matthew worked in the District Attorney's office in Hernando, Mississippi where he learned to love the community and it's people. Matthew graduated law school a year early with honors in 2015.
Matthew has been married to his high school sweetheart for over 5 years. They have one dog and one rescued cat. Apart from running a successful law practice, Matthew enjoys playing guitar, watching the Green Bay Packers, live music, weekend road trips, and shooting firearms.
Matthew is licensed to practice law in Mississippi.