- In August of 2013, Carter’s brother, Kaylan, whom he considered his best friend, was taken off of life support just weeks after collapsing while lifting weights with his high school teammates. Kaylan was later diagnosed with cardiomyopathy also known as having an enlarged heart.
- A junior at Sacramento State at the time of his brother’s passing, Carter made a promise that he would make it and succeed in the NFL. Said Carter at the time, “I took on a bigger responsibility within my family and on the team as well. It definitely made me grow up a little bit after that.”
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