In addition to providing the Pirate secondary with quality depth at either safety position, will again battle for a two-deep position along with significant special teams assignments ... One of four New Bern High School products (Chris Mattocks, Darryl Reynolds, Mike Price) in the Pirate program ... Opened spring scrimmage schedule with a unit-high 14 tackles (4/4) before contributing four in second matchup (4/8) ... Booked three stops during the Purple-Gold Game (4/18).
2008: Totaled five overall tackles (three solo) in 11 games during initial active season in Pirate program ... Did not play in first three games against Virginia Tech, West Virginia and Tulane but closed out year with special teams and secondary appearances in last 11 straight contests ... First collegiate action came on special teams play against Houston ... Four of five tackles came during action in secondary ... Credited with first stop against Virginia ... Booked other tackle vs. Southern Miss before tallying a career-high three hits in regular season finale vs. UTEP at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
2007: Redshirted during initial season in ECU program ... Officially signed with Skip Holtz' program in February, 2007.
High School: A four-sport athlete at New Bern High School ... Recorded eight interceptions as a senior, which ranked among the top 20 in North Carolina (16th) ... Also served as program's punter, averaging 37.0 yards per boot in 2006 ... Played key role in guiding the Bears to a 9-3 record during senior campaign ... Selected as the New Bern Sun Journal Player-of-the-Year while also earning all-state honors in 2006 ... Began career as a quarterback before being moved to the defensive secondary upon his promotion to the varsity squad ... Coach was Bobby Curlines ... Earned additional letters as a track, basketball and baseball standout ... Competed in the 300-meter hurdles and high jump events, recording a personal-best leap of 6-foot-2 in the latter ... Averaged in double-figures in both scoring and rebounding as a forward for NBHS's basketball program ... A starting outfielder for the Bears' baseball team ... Clocked at 4.75 in the 40-yard dash.
Personal: Full name is Julian Mikal Carter ... Born December 16, 1988 ... A child development & family relations major.