Matt was born and raised in La Verne, California. Both of his parents are currently practicing physical therapists and he has two younger brothers. He completed his undergraduate education at UC San Diego, majored in Psychology, and was an All-American pitcher for the baseball team. After playing baseball overseas in Australia and a brief stint in semi-professional baseball, Matt completed his post-graduate studies at Duke University, earning his Doctor of Physical Therapy in May of 2015. Matt currently lives in Huntington Beach with his fiancé Tricia. Matt is passionate about understanding the way the body moves and how to optimize function for his patients to achieve their personalized goals.