As a professional football player, Michael Carter II competes in the National Football League. He is a cornerback for the NFL team New York Jets. He weighs 83 kg and is 1.78 meters tall. He was born on March 8, 1999, in Douglasville, Georgia, in the United States. While a student at South Paulding High School, he participated in football.
With 48 tackles, seven tackles for loss, and two interceptions in his last season, he was named to the county’s first team and received defensive player of the year accolades. On two more kickoff returns, he also scored. He was a three-star high school talent, per 247Sports.com. He decided to sign with Duke University’s Duke Blue Devils.
The Willis Aldrige Award, given to the Blue Devils’ top defensive back, was handed to him. He was given this prize in honor of the things he did well in his sophomore and junior years. On May 1, 2021, he was chosen by the New York Jets with the 154th overall choice in the fifth round of the NFL Draft. In a separate incident, the Jets had earlier in the day selected a different Michael Carter from a rival school, North Carolina, in the fourth round of the draft.
How Much Does Michael Carter II Make?
Michael Carter II makes an average annual salary of $1,071,842 per his four-year contract with the Jets.