The children — ages 4 to 17, representing all 50 states — will participate in a congressional committee hearing to share their personal testimonies about the daily struggles of living with diabetes.
Carter represents JDRF's Greater Bay Area Chapter.
He has spoken about living with diabetes at events in the area and mentors newly diagnosed children. He and his sister are participating in a trial study looking for early biomarkers of Type 1 diabetes.
Carter plays football and lacrosse, and is considering a career in law enforcement or government intelligence.
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