Matt is a Pat Tillman Scholar and is pursuing a J.D. at Stanford University. Originally from Colorado, Matt received his B.A. from Wesleyan University in 2008. Matt served as an Army Intelligence Officer for seven years, including a year-long deployment to Afghanistan with the 101st Airborne Division, two deployments to Afghanistan as part of 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, and a deployment to Turkey with a Joint Special Operations Task Force.