Carter was born in 1995 in Maywood, Illinois to parents Leroy Carter and Cynthia Johnson. He has four siblings -- Briana Johnson, Daren Carter, Kalin Fisher and Cameron Carter. Carter attended Proviso East High School in his hometown of Maywood, averaging 22 points per game his senior year. In his youth, he also played AAU basketball with future NBA guard Jalen Brunson. As a three-star recruit, Carter elected to attend West Virginia, where he majored in sports management. Carter has volunteered at several charitable organizations, including Dream Foundation and United Way. You can follow him on Twitter (@nextlevel_03) and Instagram (@nextlevel_03).