Matt was born in Tyler, TX, where his father was a youth pastor at Green Acres Baptist Church. He is a constitutional attorney, college professor of American history and government, and public speaker on America's Founding Fathers. He and his business partner also work with financial institutions, businesses, non-profits, and churches on ways to creatively reward and retain key employees and also putting in place transition plans for those institutions.
Matt just completed his second term in the Texas state legislature. He represents District 93 in Tarrant County and his district includes parts of Fort Worth and Arlington. This session, Matt served on the Corrections and Land & Resource Management Committees.
During his two sessions in the House of Representatives, Matt has been recognized for his stances on limited government, fiscal responsibility, traditional family values, and pro-life advocacy.