“When my kids come into the class room they are engaged and want to hear what he has to say. They connect to his experience. And they connect to the success he has been able to have…Our students need strong role models like Matt…My students were completely engaged in everything he had to say. Taking notes. Wanting to know what do they need to do to get to the next step. This man who is in front of me, right now in their eyes, has come from where I come from and has made it. So what can I do now to make it. He is making a difference in our students lives….By the end of the session my students were excited, my students were saying they were going to Morehouse, to Spelman, to this college because they know it could set them up for success and they could actually have fun in college…I am about to get these As…I’m about to get that internship….”