Matthew Pearlman is a 16 year old high school student who lives in St. Louis, MO. He has a passion for sports. Matthew enjoys playing several sports including – hockey, basketball, and he has trained in martial arts. At school, Matthew serves as a mentor tutor for younger students, volunteering with at-risk students. When he is not at school, volunteering, or playing sports, he spends his time writing sports articles, researching about sports, interviewing athletes, and attending sporting events. He has been a credentialed media member at several national and regional sporting events. Matthew’s knowledge of sports, athletes, and statistics, helps him to hold his own with veteran reporters. Matthew would like to be either a sports agent or sports broadcaster when he grows up. He has recently completed his third book which features his interviews with celebrities including - Jason Mraz, Nelly, Carlos Santana, Nelly Furtado, Jack Johnson, Journey, and others.