A long and athletic corner,
Nolan Carroll II's Favorites
Pet: An American Bulldog named “Prime”
Greatest love besides football: My son
What he’d be doing if not playing football: Coaching or scouting
Talent he’d most like to have: Ability to sing
Actor that would play him in a movie: Chris Brown
Favorite personal moment in sports growing up: Breaking the high school record in the 4X1 relay and making it to the state championship
Teams growing up: Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars
Collects: Football cards
Most played artist on his iPod: Rick Ross
Meal: Barbeque chicken
Nicknames: “Nole” and “Bigs”
TV Show: Dexter
Movie: The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Military Family Values
Carroll was raised in a military family, as both of his parents served in the Armed Forces. Carroll’s father, Nolan Sr., served in the Air Force, where he earned the rank of senior master sergeant.
His mother, Jennifer, served in the Navy, where she became a lieutenant commander. Mrs. Carroll turned in 20 years of military service and left the Navy with a long list of achievements, including a Meritorious Service Medal; two Navy Commendation Medals; two Navy Achievement Medals; a National Defense Service Medal; an Overseas Ribbon; two Coast Guard Special Operation Ribbons; and an Expert Pistol Medal.
Adding to her résumé, Mrs. Carroll was named Florida’s lieutenant governor after spending seven years as a state legislator and also serving as executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs.