Matthew is a native of Vacherie, Louisiana. He attended Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana where he received his B.S. degree in Business Management in 2015. Matthew went on to receive his Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2018, where he was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Honors Society. While in law school, Matthew completed a summer externship program for Justice John Weimer of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Matthew was licensed to practice law in Louisiana in October of 2018.