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Prior to UTSA
Played the 2022-23 season at Georgia Highlands College under coach Jonathan "JJ" Merritt … earned first-team All-Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) honors while helping the Chargers to a 23-10 season that went all the way to the GCAA Championship final … scored a team-leading 16.3 points per outing while coming off the bench in 29 of the 33 games he played … registered double-figure scoring in 29 contests while shooting 46.6 percent from the floor, 43 percent from the perimeter and 79.5 percent from the free throw line … best performances of the year peaked in a 33-point night against East Georgia State College after shooting 10-for-16, including 6-for-10 from three and 7-of-8 at the line … in addition to his sharpshooter role for the Chargers, he chipped in 2.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game … before GHC, he played two years at Campbell in Buies Creek, North Carolina, seeing limited playing time with an average of 4.3 minutes across 16 games with the prominent Big South program.

High School
Prepped at Langston Hughes High School in Fairburn, Georgia, where he was named GHSA Region 5-6A Player of the Year as a senior under coach Rory Welsh … also garnered first-team 6A All-State honors from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, along with all-state recognition from the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association, HoopSeen, Sandy's Spiel and was selected to the All-Metro Team by the Atlanta Tipoff Club … helped the Panthers to a 21-9 record and the GHSA Elite Eight as a senior while averaging 19.9 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.9 steals – shooting 43 percent from the floor and 38 percent from the perimeter … was a big part of the Langston Hughes 2018 State Championship (27-5 record) as a junior, picking up GHSA first-team All-Region honor and 6A Most Improved Player by Sandy's Spiel after putting up 19 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 2.3 apg and 1.5 spg … also a member of the Langston Hughes 2017 State Championship team as a freshman, the program’s first-ever title.

Given name is Patrick Thomas Carter, Jr. and was born October 7 in Hunstville, Alabama … son of Patrick, Sr. and Tara Carter … has one sister, Patricia … majoring in communication, but also interested in accounting and a potential career as a financial advisor after his playing days.