Hometown: Grizzly Flats, CA
Previous School: Taylor's Crossing Public Charter School
College: Stephan is entering his first year running for the Red Hawks.
High School: Stephan attended Taylor's Crossing Public Charter School, where he was valedictorian. He received Outstanding Student Leadership and Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics awards.
Personal: Matthew is the son of Angela Stephan. His hobbies include playing the piano and working on computers. His career goal is to go into child psychology and youth ministry.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I had been looking for a university that fosters my faith as well as provides an education. When I had finally chosen my major and minor, I realize that Simpson was what I was looking for."