Carsen began writing for Horizons at the beginning of his freshman year and has loved it ever since. He is a first year student in the Global Security and Intelligence Studies degree program, with a focus on Chinese. He expects to graduate in the spring of 2016. Along with being a correspondent and copy editor for Horizons, he is also the Public Affairs Officer for Silver Wings, an active member and the Public Relations Officer for the Honors Student Association, and an Air Force ROTC cadet. Born into a military family in Torrance, California, Carsen has lived in 12 different homes over the past 19 years. He has lived all across the country; from Alaska to Virginia to Hawaii, and everywhere in between. He graduated West Anchorage High School with an International Baccalaureate Diploma. Carsen looks forward to working with Horizons for the next several years.