Matthew A. Pigatt is a national award-winning researcher and presenter who started in the streets of South Florida. In high school he had 2.1 GPA, was not involved in any extra-curricular activities, and was juvenile delinquent. He entered college on academic probation and all loans. In spite of this, Matthew earned over $100,000 in scholarships, fellowships, and internships that took him all over the nation and the world. He graduated magna cum laude from Morehouse College.
Matthew took the lessons learned during his personal transformation and combined it with his national award-winning research conducted at the University of California – Berkeley, Emory University, and Morehouse College to create The Academic HustleTM: The Game Plan for Scholarships, Internships, and Job Offers.
Matthew is also a real estate development consultant specializing in local preference. He currently manages South Florida’s largest construction scholarship program as Operations Manager of Oleta Partners’ Biscayne Landing Local Preference Office