Carlos is from Los Angeles, California. He served in the United States Navy aboard Aircraft Carriers as an F/A-18 Mechanic and used the GI Bill to graduate from California State University Northridge with a degree in History. Carlos is also a Licensed Contractor, and disabled veteran. He began his career in Los Angeles building large custom homes in Beverly Hills and Hollywood Hills, CA. He also built condominium complexes in West Hollywood, CA. Carlos moved to the Charlotte area in 2012 to pursue commercial construction, where he has built several Walmart's, large tilt warehouses, and medical office buildings.