It was the three-star Cordova (Tenn.) High School standout's first meeting with the head coach in his office.
"That was my first time in Saban's office but it wasn't my first time meeting with him." he said. "And it was great, I saw rings everywhere. He said he wants me at 'Bama and he told me what they have to offer me academically and athletic wise.
"That means a lot to me. Coach Saban will go down as one of the greatest coaches of all time and it was just a honor for him to say that to me."
The visit, where Alabama hosted several top prospects, coincided with the program's second team scrimmage of the spring.
"I got to watch the scrimmage and meet with coach Saban in his office," Carvin said. "The defense looks stout, offense started off slow but started to pick it back up as the scrimmage went on. Isaiah Buggs and Brian Robinson did really good."
Carvin, who has impressed on the camp circuit this spring (video above), has a list of more than a dozen schools already on board with scholarship offers. In addition to Alabama, in-state Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, Auburn, Mississippi State, Louisville and several others are represented on his growing list, one he recently told Scout will be trimmed in half during the offseason.
SEC programs figure to flood said list with the Crimson Tide in the thick of it following his second trip of the spring.
"'Bama is high for me for sure," he said.
Once his offer list is cut, Carvin will narrow his focus and work on a decision timetable.