“What have you done to be a leader on campus?”
When Matt sat with his college counselor at the beginning of his senior year, he couldn’t answer that question. The second-year student from Brooklyn, NY arrived at “The Winch” ready to take on his dream of playing baseball for a D1 college, but not much else.
“I had a lot to get adjusted to my first year,” Matt explained. “I needed to be a more mature student-athlete. When I met with Mr. Lambert (Dean of College Counseling) about applying to college, I realized how many opportunities the School gave students to do more.”
It was a few weeks after their meeting when Mr. Lambert stood with the leaders of the Cancer Support group in front of the student body in a frank discussion of how cancer took its toll on his family. Matt describes that moment as the one when he realized the possibility he had to make a change for the better.
A Brooklynite, Matt knows the power of the small business. During the start of COVID lockdowns in New York, he witnessed small businesses wither. Wanting to help, he and his friend created a clothing line and donated a percentage of their proceeds to help floundering businesses. Now, Matt realized he could take the clothing line he developed (www.clothingbyalien.com) and donate the proceeds to the American Cancer Society.
With a love of art (the artwork is all original) determination and an appreciation of the leadership skills needed to be successful, Matt’s company is donating 25% of this month’s proceeds to the American Cancer Society.
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Together, we can make this the largest donation Clothing by Alien has yet made.