Co-founder and business lead guitar for the choice metal music group The Deftones. He pursued skateboarding prior to starting his musical profession. After a major accident regarding him on his skateboard and an automobile, he began playing electric guitar. His main affects are Depeche Setting and Led Zeppelin, but he provides stated that he mainly listens to rap and hiphop. He and his sister Marci had been elevated in Sacramento, California. Stevo Pearce continues to be among Carpenter’s major affects.