Clarence Matthews
Little Rock Catholic High School for Boys

GPA: 4.0

College attending: University of Mississippi

Colleges accepted to: University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University, Auburn University

Honors & Achievements: Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Award, Marine Corps JROTC Academic Competition national champions, Varsity cross-country and track team captain, MCJROTC academic team and physical fitness team captain, Stephens Award nominee

Career goal: My career goal is to earn a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Later, I plan to earn either a master’s of business administration or a master’s in mechanical engineering, enabling me to own my own firm one day.

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life: Vincent Hunter, my personal trainer for basketball for four years, succeeded in leaving an everlasting impact on my life. He taught me the value and benefits of hard work and ingrained in me the necessity of teamwork and strong leadership.