CARL was born in 1988 at Broward General Hospital in Fort Lauderdale to the lovely parents of
Angela McKever and Carl McKever Sr. When Carl came into this world, he was very sick and had to stay in the hospital for two
weeks; he hated the incubator and tried to fight the nurse to get out.
At age 16, He began writing poetry just for fun. That was also the year he was saved and began writing
poetry for the glory of God, giving his poetry a new perspective.
He graduated from Blanche Ely High School in 2007. After a summer spent enjoying himself, he began studies
in Information Technology at the ITT Technical Institute in Fort Lauderdale, from which he plans to graduate in September
2009. After graduation, he intends to pursue his studies at DeVry University, majoring in Computer Information Systems (CIS).
Since he was 16 years old, Carl has been called the Florida State Poetry Ambassador. He has written poems
for publication through the International Library of Poetry, and has continued to write poetry, self-publishing his first
mini-book, Poetic Expressions, in January 2009. He plans to publish his autobiography by October 2009.
On March 15, 2008, he joined the Florida State Poets Association and established a local chapter of FSPA
(the Surf and Verse Poetry Club ) at ITT. As chairman of the chapter, he has been extremely active and hopes to continue to be so in the future. In addition,
Carl has recently been appointed FSPA Web Administrator.
In February 2008, he began Calling and Ministry Studies (CAMS) through the Church of God Headquarters,
from which he graduated with certificate in May 2008, though the graduation ceremony wasn’t held until the Annual State
Convention in June. He plans to continue ministerial studies through the Church of God Headquarters until he possesses his