Matt Nguyen has taught local high school students through Edison High School’s Honors Model United Nations program.

Matt Nguyen has taught local high school students through Edison High School’s Honors Model United Nations program.

Fast Facts About Matt

  • Experienced Educator: Taught hundreds of students at our nation’s top universities and in K-12 public schools.

  • Constitutional Rights Advocate: Partnered with the ACLU and NAACP to advance landmark civil rights litigation.

  • Education Policy Expert: Advised elected and appointed officials across all branches of California government.

  • Homegrown Leader: Son of refugees, Eagle Scout, graduate of OC public schools, UC Berkeley, and Yale Law School.

Matt Nguyen interviews on VNA-TV 57.3 with Vanessa Hong Van and Cao Minh Hung.
Matt Nguyen is interviewed by Vietoday Media

Matt Nguyen and Governor Gavin Newsom tour Little Saigon, celebrating our Vietnamese American community’s vibrant culture and traditions.

Matt Nguyen and Governor Gavin Newsom tour Little Saigon, celebrating our Vietnamese American community’s vibrant culture and traditions.

Matt’s “4.0” Vision for Education

  • [A]ccessibility: Matt believes every student, regardless of their background or circumstances, has the constitutional right to receive an excellent public education.

  • [A]chievement: Matt believes our schools must prepare all students to graduate, succeed in apprenticeships or higher education, and thrive in the 21st century global economy.

  • [A]ffordability: Matt believes no student should suffer from exorbitant student loan debt. When we invest in students’ learning, we invest in a brighter future of our community.

  • [A]ccountability: Matt believes all leaders have a duty to be trustworthy and transparent, to adhere to the highest ethical standards, and to be responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars.

One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”
— Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate