Matthew McConaughey Helping Local Kids Reach Their Goals

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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Matthew McConaughey took time out from speaking gibberish in his Lincoln to meet up with 60 students participating in a program put together by his Just Keep Livin Foundation and the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation.

"We had three schools come in and they were out there doing some exercises," McConaughey explained. "Our after school program is two hours voluntary and they go set fitness goals. They set nutrition goals. The fitness goal may be, 'I want to make the soccer team. I want to run a half marathon.'"

He went on to say, "One girl, I love this story. Her deal is she had an older sister, who was a year older, and they had one prom dress between them. And she needed to lose 9 lbs to fit in that prom dress and go to the prom and that was her goal."

Though a Houston Astro fan, McConaughey is happy to work with the Rangers.

"Always want to give other kids opportunity for health and just so they have the confidence to be the best that they can be,"  Prince Fielder explained.

These kids are even happy doing community service.

"When I was their age, if you asked me to give my Saturday for community service, I said, 'No, thank you. I'm gonna find something else to do.' 100% of them want a reason to go give back to their community," McConaughey said.

McConaughey is hoping for an Astros-Rangers match up in the playoffs and is even still optimistic about the Texas Longhorns' football future with Charlie Strong.

He'll be back on the big screen soon with three new films.

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