CARTER was born in Tampa Florida, Sept 4th 1991. The youngest of 3 kids Carter has always excelled at everything he put his mind to. Very active in local sports he played competitive baseball and football. At the age of 7 he decided he wanted to be an actor!
He began performing in community theatre, then on to local and national commercials and by 11 he was ready to try L.A. With the support and encouragement of his family Carter ventured to L.A with his mother. It wasnt long before they were calling the rest of the family to pack up and join them. Always appreciative of his familys willingness to leave life in Florida and shoot for the stars it wasnt long before they knew it was the right decision!
Since then Carter has starred in television shows such as Surface (NBC), Viva Laughlin (CBS), CSI Miami (CBS), House( FOX), CSI: NY (CBS), Without a Trace (CBS), The Bernie Mac Show (FOX), Unfabulous (NICK) Along with feature films, Bad News Bears (Paramount), Keeping up with the Steins (Miramax), Life is Ruff (Disney Channel) and award winning short film A Days Work (Rajeev Dassani director).
In theaters now you can catch Carter playing opposite of Emma Roberts in Gary Marshall’s romantic comedy Valentine’s Day also starring Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner, George Lopez, Bradley Cooper and Eric Dane.
Carter starred in the film Aliens in the Attic as the characer Tom Pearson, alongside Ashley Tisdale (High school Musical), Austin Butler (Zoey 101), Robert Hoffman (Step up 2), Kevin Nealon ( SNL, Weeds) and Doris Roberts (Everyone Loves Raymond) among others. In the movie Carter along with his siblings and cousins battle to save their vacation home and the world against an alien invasion! The film is directed by John Schultz (Like Mike).
Also coming up is Arcadia Lost, Carter plays opposite Haley Bennett (Music and Lyrics, The Haunting of Molly Hartley) and Nick Nolte (Tropic Thunder, 48 Hours). A mystic adventure through remote villages in Greece the three journey to a new place of understanding. The film is directed by acclaimed cinematographer Phedon Papamichael.
Currently Carter lives in L A, with his parents Eric and Mary, his sister Tiffany (25), brother Renneker (20), (he is also an actor), 3 dogs and 4 cats. He still plays baseball and football on the weekends with his friends and family and is an avid poker player.
Biography courtesy of Carter Jenkin’s Official Website