Hometown: Detroit, Texas
A member of B-Company in the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, Matthew presently serves the unit as the Career Readiness Officer and as a Squad Leader. Matthew is also a member of the Ross Volunteer Company, and previously served as the 2022-2023 Infantry Band Bass Drummer. “The Corps has taught me much in the way of resiliency and staying true to oneself. Most importantly, it has taught me that to light another’s torch is to brighten the path forward for all. We must never allow anything or anyone to extinguish our light,” Matthew said of his time in the Corps. After graduation, Matthew plans to work as a geoscientist at NASA, with hopes of one day returning to school to continue his education at the graduate level.