Ohio State student Matt Tyson works a part-time job, but his job is not the usual on-campus, food service or retail job common among many college students. He is better known by some as "Matt, the Balloon Guy." Tyson, a junior in mechanical engineering, began his journey to become "Matt, the Balloon Guy," when he was 14 years old. A friend in his church introduced him to balloon-twisting. "It looked fun and interesting, so another friend of mine and I went to the library and checked out a couple of books about it," Tyson said. After he learned the basics, Tyson - still 14 years old - went to work for an entertainment company, which he did not name. Even though he was young, Tyson learned early that working for the company was not where he wanted to be.
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