Matt is a motivational speaker in two different ways:
Matt graduated from Arizona Christian University with a degree in Secondary Education and English (where he received the "Outstanding Student in Education" award). In 2011, he began teaching in public schools. While teaching, he received a "Teacher of the Year" award from the VFW and took on a number of leadership roles including coaching, training, mentoring, and advising. He earned his Master's degree from Purdue University Calumet in Educational Leadership.
Matt focused his study in the area of motivation. He earned an expert level certification in Gamification from The Engagement Alliance
*Gamification: the process of turning non-game experiences into a game through the use of game elements and mechanics.