|Hometown:||Perth Amboy, N.J.|
|High School:||St. Joseph|
Highly skilled post player. 2008-09: Played in 23 games • Averaged 3.3 points & 1.4 rebounds • Hit 6 of 8 FGs vs. St. Joseph's (11-16-08) en route to a career-high 16 points. Added 4 boards • Had 10 points on 4 of 5 shooting & collected 4 rebounds in season-opener vs. Adrian • Blocked a personal-best 3 shots at MOR & had 9 points & 4 caroms • Grabbed a career-high 7 rebounds vs. GOU. Added 4 points & personal-high 2 steals • Recorded 5 boards at SCR. 2007-08: Redshirted at Division II Stonehill College after sustaining back injury in preseason. High School: Started as a junior & senior • Named first-team All-Greater Middlesex Conference in 2006-07. Power forward who averaged 12 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists & 2 steals. Team MVP, captain & McDonald's All-American nominee • Falcons advanced to state sectional semifinals that year • High school teammates included Andrew Bynum (Los Angeles Lakers) & Sean Baptiste (Fairleigh Dickinson) • Coached by Dave Turco • Played AAU for Linden Ballers, MSU Skyliners, New Jersey Tornadoes & Central Jersey Hawks. Tornadoes placed 15th nationally in 2004 • Dean's List student since his sophomore year • Finished with a 4.6 cumulative GPA • Won school's Spanish Award once & English Award twice. Notable: Graduated No. 5 in his class. Personal: Son of Darrell Carroll & Mildred Martinez.