Michael Carter-Williams was born in 1991 in Hamilton, Massachusetts. He is the son of Earl Williams and Mandy Zegarowski and step-son of Zach Zegarowski and Rosa Williams. He has a younger sister and three younger brothers. Carter-Williams initially attended high school at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School in Hamilton before transferring to St. Andrews in Barrington, Rhode Island. Carter-Williams was an honor roll student during his final two-plus years at St. Andrews. After his senior season, he earned both McDonald's and Jordan Brand All-American honors. During the summer of 2019, Carter-Williams interned at UFC Headquarters in Las Vegas. You can follow MCW on Twitter (@mcarterwilliams) and Instagram (@mr_carter5).