Matt Palmer



Photography by Diontrae Jackson


How old are you, where are you from?

I am 23 and I’m from San Diego CA

What is your heritage/ethnic background?

I am Thai, Laos, Vietnamese, German, Russian. To simply that I am Asian/Caucasian 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

MP or Matty P. The gayer I get it’s starting to just be Matty lol. 

What irrational fear do you have?


Are you usually early or late?


What song would you say best sums you up?

Look but don’t touch 

Who’s your go to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?

Drake always drake 

Do you like or dislike surprises? Why or why not?

I love surprises! Life can be very scheduled and boring. It’s nice to be surprised with whatever is the surprise or occasion is every now and then. 

In the evening, would you rather play a game, visit a relative, watch a movie, or read?

I would rather watch a movie. Don’t like reading, video games make me angry if it’s not going my way, and who visits relatives in the evening unless they your neighbor?!

Aside from necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without?

Obviously my cell phone, I do everything with my phone.

What game or movie universe would you most like to live in?

It’s between the game of thrones universe or the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe.)

What one thing do you really want but can’t afford?

A private jet.

What website do you visit most often?

Rotten tomatoes, I’m constantly checking the scores of movies before I even think about seeing it. 

What’s the best way to start the day?


What do you wish you knew more about?

I wish I knew more about what’s out there other than us humans. My mind always wanders to the “what if”. We are not alone in this universe!

How different was your life one year ago?

Drastically different. I was in the United States Coast Guard stationed in Portland Oregon a year ago.

Are you an introvert or an extrovert?


Which of the five senses would you say is your strongest?

My eyes. I see or notice everything! Does gut feeling or intuition count as well!?

What is one thing you will never do again?

Driving under the influence 

Who knows you the best?

Too many people..