Matt Hoffman was a HouseGuest on Big Brother 12. The self-appointed leader of The Brigade alliance, Matt was often targeted because of his wit and strong strategic abilities. On day 35, Matt opened Pandora's Box and was granted the Diamond Power of Veto. While he was nominated and the target in week 6, he saved himself with the diamond power of veto. However, in week 7, he was nominated and ultimately evicted during the first half of the Double Eviction in a unanimous 4-0 vote, placing 7th and becoming the third member of the jury.
Name: Matt Hoffman Age: 32 Current Residence: Elgin, Ill. Occupation: Web designer Three adjectives that describe you: Intelligent, creative and sweet-talker Favorite activities: Playing music, writing music, watching TV, watching/playing hockey, hanging/drinking with friends and annoying people for my own amusement What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the Big Brother house: The frustration of not knowing all the major world and pop culture news that's happening all around you Strategy for winning Big Brother: I'm leaving all of my emotions from home and my "real life" at the door. When I'm in the house, it's 100% game.
What types of people would you NOT choose to live with you in the house: Quiet, reclusive types. When you're crammed away in close quarters for that long, you need some stimulation. A recurring theme on Big Brother is "expect the unexpected." How would you handle "the unexpected:" I'm very adaptable and can think on the fly. Which past Big Brother cast member did you like most or least: Since the beginning I've liked Will, but his strategy would never work anymore. People play the game too much now. So, I'd have to go with Dan as my favorite. What are you afraid of: Failure. That's it. I think that comes from being an only child. It's a curse. What is the accomplishment you are most proud of: Everything I did with my old band, Shooting Blanks. Finish this sentence: "My life's motto is:" I don't want the world, I just want your half. Is there anything else you want the fans to know about yourself: I have what it takes. I'm smart, charismatic and housebroken so I won't pee on the carpet.