Born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida, Carlton took his first bite of the Big Apple after being accepted to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. It was there that he graduated with a B.F.A. in Theater and was also awarded the prestigious Ron Howard Foundation Scholarship. Since graduation he's had the pleasure of performing in various theater productions regionally and internationally while making Guest Appearances on CBS' Blue Bloods and NBC's Law & Order. In addition, he has offered his award nominated vocal talents to such television shows as Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series and various companies including McDonald's, Coke Zero, and AT&T while appearing in nationally televised commercials for Window 7, Chase, Duracell, and Tide. Carlton diligently works towards Mastering his Craft, having most recently studied at the Maggie Flanigan Studio, while continuing to write and collaborate with his fellow alums and artists alike.