Current political position: None.
Vital statistics:Age: 35.
Weight: 175 lbs.
Born: July 15, 1953; Salt Lake City.
Education: Salt Lake City School District, East High School. Bachelor's degree from Stanford University in economics. Law degree from Yale University. RhodesScholar, Oxford University, degree in modern history.
Family life: Married to Robyn Kuida. They have two children.
Profession: Law professor, University of Utah. Practicing prosecutor, Salt Lake County attorney's office. Attorney, Washington, D.C.
Political history: Campaign manager for father, former Gov. Scott M. Matheson, in 1976 and 1980. Legislative assistant to Rep. Wayne Owens, D-Utah, 1974.
Quote: "I've always been interested in politics. But I've decided it's best to pursue an independent career, and if circumstances arise in the political field, you take a look. I have no specific plans or agenda to run for any office."
Political future: Most often mentioned in connection with the governor's or U.S. Senate race in 1992 or beyond.