Carlos Austin Boozer Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. Carlos was drafted in 2002 and has represented many big teams such as the Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers. Carlos also represented the US National Team, winning a bronze in the 2004 Olympics and a gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Carlos has many interesting tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at them and explore their meanings.
1. ‘Balla’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The word, “BALLA” is tattooed across the player’s throat.
Meaning: Carlos got this tattoo to help his performance on the court. He said, “This way everyone will know I’m a baller, if though I’m not playing like one.”
2. ‘God’s Will’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right upper arm and shoulder of the player have a large tattoo of himself holding a basketball. He is seen standing in front of styling and mountains. The words, “God’s Will” are also tattooed below the portrait.
Meaning: The tattoo represents himself standing in front of the Alaskan Mountains and the skyline of Juneau.
3. ‘Family’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The word, “Family” is tattooed on the player’s right bicep.
Meaning: The word represents his love for his family and how important they are to him. He also has the names of his closed ones tattooed on him as you will read soon.
4. ‘Angel’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper part of Carlos’s right forearm has three angels tattooed on it. The tattoo of the angels continues to the inside of his forearm with a banner that reads, “HEAVEN SENT”
5. ‘Cross’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a cross tattooed on his right forearm, near his wrist as well.
Meaning: The tattoo represents the player’s religious views and the sacrifice of Jesus Christ to save humanity.
6. ‘Loyalty’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The side of his right forearm has the word, “Loyalty” tattooed on it.
Meaning: The tattoo of the word shows that Loyalty is a valued trait and something he believes in.
7. ‘Cameron and Cayden’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Both the wrists of the player have names tattooed on them. His right one has the name Cameron and his left one has the name Cayden.
Meaning: The tattoos represent his love for his family members. These are the names of his daughter, Cameron Boozer, and his son, Cayden Boozer.
8. ‘Carmani and Cece’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of his wrists also have names tattooed on them. His right one has the name, Carmani and his left one has the name, Cece.
Meaning: The names on his wrist are his family members. Carmani is the name of his daughter and Cece is the name of Carlos’s ex-wife.
9. Synchronicity Tattoo
Tattoo: The side of the athlete’s left hand has the word, “Synchronicity 11:11” tattooed on it. There is also a small design on his left ring finger.
10. ‘Eye, Scroll, and Rose’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left forearm of the player has an eye tattooed on it near his elbow. There is a scroll covering his forearm with the words, “I can do anything through Christ who gives me Strength” written on it. There is also a rose tattooed near his wrist.
Meaning: The tattoo of the scroll with the writing represents his faith in his religion and shows how much he trusts his God.
12. ‘Clef’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The side of his left forearm has a tattoo of a treble clef on it. There are also little music symbols tattooed around it.
Meaning: The tattoo of the clef represents his love for music. The player says that he would not be able to enjoy life without music.
13. ‘Bear’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left shoulder and upper arm of the player has a tattoo of the bear’s face on it along with one of its hands. The words, “THE BEAST” are tattooed above the bear, and the words, “C-BOOZ UNLEASHED” are tattooed below it.
Meaning: The tattoo represents his personality and “C-BOOZ” represents his name.
14. ‘Psalm’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right shoulder of the player has the words, “21 Psalm” tattooed on it.
Meaning: This tattoo also represents his religious views. The words on his shoulder represent the Bible Verse, Psalm 21 that is the psalm of thanksgiving, accredited to David.
15. ‘Heart’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Carlos’ left shoulder has a heart tattooed on it. The heart is also protected by heavy armor with metal wings.
16. Quote Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of his chest has a cloud tattooed on it with the quote, “Look back & thank God… Look forward & Trust God” inside it.
Meaning: This is another one of his tattoos that shows us how deep his faith is.
17. ‘Cross’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is another cross tattooed on the player’s right pec. The cross is very intricate with a red gem and has the words, “Count Your Blessings” tattooed with it.
Meaning: The tattoo represents his religious views and how blessed he feels with his God.
18. Back Tattoo
Tattoo: Carlos’s back has the biggest tattoo design of his whole body. It is a tattoo of an angel tattooed across his entire back along with flames. The word, “AD KEEPER” is also tattooed on a banner inside the flames.
19. Portrait Tattoo
Tattoo: The left lower leg of the former player has two faces tattooed on it.