Matt was born and raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta. In 2010, he graduated with Honours from Medicine Hat High School. After Graduation, he spent a year enrolled at Okanagan College in Kelowna, British Columbia, studying business administration and playing football for the Okanagan Sun. The following year, he moved to Victoria, British Columbia, and began attending the University of Victoria. In April 2015, he completed his Bachelor of Arts with a major in History. Matt is currently in my second-year of studies at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law and spent the summer of 2016 working as a summer student at Kanuka Thuringer LLP in Regina, Saskatchewan.