Carlos Chaverst Jr. was born and raised in Pratt City & Ensley, Al. This aspiring young professional is the eldest of four. He is a product of Birmingham City School having attended elementary, middle and Center Point High School. He previously served as an committee assistant for Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson. Mr. Chaverst is currently a political strategist for a local consulting firm.
His passion lies in civic engagement and he has had the privilege to support many organization on the local and national levels. He is currently the Youth Director of the Alabama chapter of the National Action Network, Previously he has Chapter President of the Addition Coalition at Center Point High School, In addition to working on President Obama's 2012 campaign as a Field Director/Organizer in Florida and Historical Black Colleges and Universities Outreach Director for Bernie 2016 in Alabama.
In 2012 he was the recipient of the National Association of Black Journalist: Salute to Excellence Awards on a series that addressed challenges teens face in today's society. Carlos has also appeared on HLN’s former his series After Dark as a regular monthly guest.