Matthew R
Mentor BS

Matthew R



Matthew was born in Maryland and grew up in Connecticut, Japan, Washington, and Virginia. He has traveled extensively, living in many different cultures which helped shape his worldview. Matthew moved to Colorado in 2015 after receiving a BS in Health Promotion from the University of Lynchburg.

Matthew has devoted over 16 years of his life working to advance community wellness by volunteering in lesser-resourced environments and peer counseling organizations. He has worked as a teacher, coach, mentor, counselor, community liaison, regional manager, volunteer coordinator, street outreach agent, and business owner. When mentoring others, he identifies strengths and goals to craft a plan promoting growth and success while ensuring fun and safety. Humor, confidence, connection, and understanding clients compassionately are key. Matthew is a published poet and accomplished martial artist and enjoys hiking, free climbing, dancing, DJing, gaming, watching films, and hanging out with friends.

What is your first name? Matthew

What is your nickname? Matt

Where did you grow up? East Coast, Japan, and Washington.

What was your favorite class in school (k-grad school)? The Meaning of Death

Who was your favorite band growing up? The Beatles

Name your 3 favorite jobs you’ve had? Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, Director of Marketing, and being the sole proprietor for my own business.

What do you love doing more than anything else in the world? Dancing and sparring. I can’t choose!

What’s your favorite food? Vegan nachos

Chocolate or vanilla? Text or phone call? Chocolate! Text.

Your greatest accomplishment? Getting my bachelor’s degree and moving to Colorado where I can thrive!

What do you know now that you wish you knew then? Get employment, start your own business, and invest as early as possible all while building your character and relationships.

What did you want to be when you grew up? A veterinarian

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