Keith Carter
Keith Carter

Perryville, Ark.

Associate Athletics Director for Development

Alma Mater:
Ole Miss, 1999

Former Ole Miss Basketball All-American Keith Carter rejoined Rebel Athletics in September 2009 with the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation as a Major Gifts Officer. In June 2012, He assumed the role of Executive Director of the Foundation with the title of Associate Athletics Director for Development and oversees all aspects of philanthropic giving to Ole Miss Athletics.

Carter has played a vital role in the inception and growth of the Forward Together Campaign, the most aggressive and comprehensive initiative in the history of Ole Miss Athletics. Under Carter's leadership, the campaign reached the $75 million mark in total gifts in August 2012, halfway to its goal in just one year. Among those gifts is an anonymous donation of $3.7 million, which is the largest gift in the history of the Ole Miss Athletics Department by a single individual or organization.

Carter joined the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation after spending the previous year with the UM Foundation, where he worked in donor relations and meeting the financial needs of the School of Business.

Carter continues to serve with the Ole Miss Radio Network as the color analyst for Rebel hoops games alongside play-by-play announcer David Kellum. Carter joined the Ole Miss Radio network prior to the 2008-09 season.

A four-year starter at Ole Miss, Carter helped the Rebels to a pair of SEC Western Division titles in 1997 and 1998 and earned All-America honors after his 1999 senior season. The four-year starter received All-SEC first and second team honors in 1998 and 1999. He also won a gold medal as a member of the U.S. national team at the 1998 Goodwill Games. Carter played professional basketball in Italy from 2001 until 2008.

A native of Perryville, Ark., Carter lives in Oxford with his wife, Jill, and two children - son, Drew and daughter, Callie.