The 22-year-old actress, who stars alongside Dennis Quaid in the new film I Can Only Imagine, had fate fall into her lap when she was first discovered by a talent agent in a nail salon at 3 years old.
Now, after chasing a degree, writing and producing her own pilot and making her mark in Hollywood, Carroll is on the fast track to becoming the next big thing.
Here are five things to know about Carroll:
1. She was on the verge of quitting acting
After her breakout role in the 2010 film Flipped,