Matt Krause, a Texas State Representative, was born in Tyler, TX, where his father was a youth pastor at Green Acres
Baptist Church. He is a constitutional attorney, college professor of American history and government, and public speaker
on America's Founding Fathers with WallBuilders.
Rep. Krause is also the executive director of the Torch of Freedom Foundation, where the next generation of leaders is
trained through Patriot Academy. Patriot Academy is held at the Texas Capitol and other states every summer where students
learn the political process and how to make a difference in the culture whether through politics, the law, the media, or
whatever area into which they have been called.
He has received an A+ rating from Empower Texans, 100% from Texas Eagle Forum, and a "Top 5" Courageous Conservative
Award from Texas Conservative Coalition during his Freshman Session as a Texas State Legislature.
Matt and his wife, Jennie, reside in Fort Worth with their four children: Jeremiah, Hannah Sue, James and Gracie.
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