Born in Maple Ridge, Carl attended Maple Ridge Secondary School where he became friends with Tyler. After graduating, Carl attended the University of British Columbia where he graduated with a degree in the Bachelors of Science in the pre-veterinary/agroecology program. Carl has since completed a pre- medicine program from UBC in 2013. In 2011 Carl, his brother Sean, and Tyler started the Rain City Riders cycling team to fundraise for charity. Carl is now one of the primary organizers for the Ride For Clean Energy.
As a professional graphic designer, Carl designs most of the digital and print assets associated with the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation as well as the Ride For Clean Energy.