Jason Carter is the State Senator from Georgia's District 42. He is the author of “Power Lines: Two Years on South Africa’s Borders,” a book about his Peace Corps service in South Africa (1998 to 2001), which was published by National Geographic Books. Among other writings is an article about Christian faith and political life that was published in the Georgia Law Review. His grandparents are Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. He lives in Atlanta with his wife, Kate, and their sons, Henry and Thomas.