Carmen was born and raised in Chicago. He was a writer and performer on The Chris Gethard Show and has appeared on HBO's High Maintenance, At Home with Amy Sedaris, Late Night with Seth Meyers, MTV's Bugging Out, A Maine Movie, and has roles in the upcoming season of Comedy Central's Alternatino and Netflix Original movie Otherhood. He co-created Sunset Peak for Comedy Central, Little Banks on Wall Street, and sketches for IFC Comedy Crib. Carmen was honored as a 2017 Comedy Central Comic to Watch and spent the past year touring the country as the opener for Chris Gethard.