Jesse Allen White (April 19, 1986) is an American professional wrestler. He was signed to WWE, working in its developmental territory WWE NXT under the ring name Jake Carter. He is one-half of the reigning FCW Florida Tag Team Champions with Corey Graves. He is a former college and professional football player, White played college football for the University of Oklahoma, but couldn´t go on due to a back injury. He is a second generation professional wrestler.
White is the son of Big Van Vader. He wanted to play in the National Football League and was scouted but an injury forced him to retire before becoming a pro.
Professional wrestling career
Early career independent promotions (2009-2011)
He started training 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 Jesse had signed a developmental contract with WWE.
World Wrestling Entertainment (2011-2013)
After he signed his contract he wasn´t seen on Florida Championship Wrestling's television show until the March 18, 2012 episode where he was in a backstage video with Corey Graves and Summer Rae. On March 17, 2012, Carter won the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship with Graves by defeating Bo Rotundo and Husky Harris.
- Finishing moves
- Crossbody (from the top rope)
- Signature moves
- Running Bulldog
- Jake "The Great" Carter