Jake Carter (wrestler)
|Ring name(s)||Jake Carter
April 19, 1986 |
|Billed from||Scottsdale, Arizona|
Florida Championship Wrestling
Jesse Allen White (born April 19, 1986) is an American professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE, where he is working in their developmental territory NXT Wrestling under the ring name Jake Carter. White was one-half of the Florida Tag Team Champions with Corey Graves. He is also a former college and professional football player, having played college football for the University of Oklahoma before quitting due to a back injury. White is a second generation professional wrestler; his father Leon White also competed in professional wrestling as Vader.
Professional wrestling career 
Early career (2009–2011) 
After his football career came to an end due to injury, White started training to become a professional wrestler in 2009 in Japan with his father Leon White. He worked with his father on several occasions. It was reported on April 30, 2011, that White had signed a developmental contract with WWE.
WWE (2011–present) 
White made his Florida Championship Wrestling debut on the March 18, 2012 episode of FCW's television show, where he was in a backstage video with Corey Graves and Summer Rae. On March 17, 2012, Carter won the Florida Tag Team Championship with Graves by defeating Bo Rotundo and Husky Harris. Carter and Graves would go on to successfully retain the Florida Tag Team Title against Mike Dalton and CJ Parker on April 22.
In wrestling 
Championships and accomplishments 
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