Matthew has served as Assistant Director of RecLife since July 2020. He was raised
in Northwest Arkansas where he developed a love for the outdoors amidst floating the
Buffalo National River and camping in the Ozarks. He first came to Ouachita in 2010
and graduated in 2014 with a degree in Christian Studies and Mass Communications.
Matthew met his wife Haylee shortly after college. They have a baby girl and a golden
retriever. Matthew also works on campus at Ouachita as the Resident Director of Flippen-Perrin,
the freshman men’s hall. He oversees Ouachita’s Intramural program and assists Shane
with other programs and events as needed.
Matthew enjoys doing anything outdoors with his family and is currently working towards
a master’s degree in higher education from John Brown University. He is passionate
about ministry and helping others explore the beauty of God’s creation.