Personal Interests/Family

Paul Matthews at Guadalupe PeakPaul Matthews is an avid hiker, backpacker and mountain climber. He has climbed 43 state high points, including California’s Mt. Whitney, Washington’s Mt. Rainier and Oregon’s Mt. Hood. He has also hiked to the summit of Guadalupe Peak, the Texas state high point.

Paul is also a big sports fan. Having grown up in the Midwest, Paul is a diehard Chicago Cubs and Indianapolis Colts fan. In Matthews Sonsaddition, he is a fan of open-wheel auto racing and regularly attends the Indianapolis 500.

Paul and his wife Karizma were married at Austin’s Riverbend Church in December 2007, and his family now attends the First Baptist Church in Round Rock. They have two sons, Preston Alexander and Nolan Thomas Matthews.