CARDINALS STAR MATT CARPENTER AND
MEDIA PERSONALITY MEISHA JOHNSON
Cardinals Star Matt Carpenter and media personality Meisha Johnson share their
faith journey, and Rob and the guys talk about living to please God instead of others.
The professional American baseballer was born on November 26, 1985, and named Matthew Martin Lee Carpenter. His birthplace was Galveston, Texas as a son to Rick and Tammie Carpenter. His father played baseball in college and later turned to a high school baseball coach when they relocated to La Marque, Texas. He coached La Marque High School before moving to Lawrence E. Elkins High School then to Prosper High School near Dallas where he currently is.
Matt Carpenter schooled at Elkins High School, played baseball and was named a 2004 TPX second-team High School All-American in addition to holding the Elkins High School record for most career hits. After high school, he proceeded to Texas Christian University (TCU) where he majored in communications and made his mark playing for his varsity baseball team. Matt was named second-team All-Mountain West Conference in 2006, 2008 and 2009.
Matt Carpenter made his MLB debut on June 4, 2011. He was with the St. Louis Cardinals when they emerged World Series Champion by defeating the Texas Rangers. Despite not being active at this time, the Cardinals gifted him a championship ring. He has since then emerged as one of the best players in the team performing stupendously well whenever he is called up to play. Matt has for keeps a National League championship title earned in 2013, 2015 (3rd) Baseball America National League “Best Strike Zone Judgment” award, Major League Baseball All-Star award in 2013, 2014, 2016, National League Player of the Week Award which he has won 2 times on April 19, 2015; June 6, 2016 and a Silver Slugger Award at second base he got in 2013.
Meisha Johnson is a captivating and versatile on-screen talent from the Midwest. Meisha is considered a triple threat both scholastically and professionally and has emerged as a popular news personality on the East Coast. Prior to becoming a news reporter and anchor with the CBS affiliate in Philadelphia, the graduate of the University of Minnesota was a model and continues to act and serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for select commercial brands and nonprofit organizations.
She received certificate training in her family's homeland of Sweden and is fluent the native language. She studied journalism, Scandinavian Studies and theatre at UM's Minneapolis campus and is as fond of snow, as she is of the sand. A passionate animal lover and nature enthusiast, Johnson strives to give back to local communities and support numerous charities.
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