- Oct. 24, 2021
-- Matt (MK) Kiatipis' although known as an athlete, has many special interests and hobbies outside of basketball.
During the midst of the COVID outbreak, Kiatipis' and his girlfriend Adrianna Tomasik developed a popular following of over 500,000 on Tiktok. Known as "MattandAda"
Matt and Adrianna traveled across North & Central America to produce popular TikTok trends. They produced videos in Mexico, Costa Rica, the United States, Canada, and more. After creating a massive fan base, they expanded to make a Snapchat deal in which they were featured on big pages such as "Viral Videos" & "Relationships"
Kiatipis' is a dedicated athletic coach. Between participating in track and field, volleyball, and basketball over the years he felt inclined to construct an athletic program specialized in helping young kids build their speed, athleticism, and explosiveness. In October of 2020 Kiatipis created the first phase of his program "Air Vert". The Air Vert Program took off from then and has gathered over 1000 worldwide clients.
Matt is a huge fan of music, art, and fashion design. Through these passions, Kiatipis was able to design his first own clothing brand titled "Para Vida". Para Vida took off in the early 2018's. He launched it out of Wilmington, North Carolina, and had the clothing represented by Lil Justin and eventually Juice Wrld.
Kiatipis has traveled the world using basketball, art, and social media as his platform. He has traveled to every state in the United States, he has visited Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, Bahamas, Nicaragua, Canada, and many more countries. He hopes to use his travel opportunities as a way to start rating different cuisines worldwide and document them.