Meet Matthew! Matthew is 19 years old and was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome as a child. He had three open heart surgeries by the age of 3 and is currently on the heart transplant list in heart failure, but is in stable condition. He recently graduated from South Carolina Connections Academy and is now a freshman at Trident Technical College majoring in communications-television, radio & media. He wants to be a radio personality or podcaster...move over Ric Rush!