Matthew "Matty" McKibben is a main character and male lead of the MTV series Awkward. He is one of the most popular boys at Palos Hills High School and the best friend of Jake Rosati. He lives in Palos Hills, with his adoptive parents, whom he has a terrible relationship with and also his alcoholic older brother James McKibben. He also has a very complicated on-and-off romantic relationship with Jenna Hamilton, until she cheated on him with Collin Jennings. They started having a friends with benefits, but Jenna called it off, after realizing that he is hiding her again.