Matt Barnes
Full Name Matt Barnes
Nickname(s) Coach Barnes
Gender Male
Hair Color Light Brown
Job Scout
First Episode Purple Pills (1) (1021)
Last Episode Purple Pills (2) (1022)
Episode Count 2
Portrayed By Jake Simons
Matt Barnes is a Eastern University scout. He went to Riley Stavros after the Panthers won the football game to scout him for Eastern. He was portrayed by Jake Simons.

Character History

Season 10

In Purple Pills (1), he appeared after the Panthers won the football game and asked Riley to scout for Eastern University, afterwards he asked Riley to come tomorrow to sort the things out.

In Purple Pills (2), after Riley tells him his status Matt eagerly accepts him to scout for Eastern.


  • He is the second Matt in the Degrassi Franchise. The first is Matt Oleander.