The subject of this article:
- is not mentioned in the Forrest Gump novel canon (including Gump & Co.)
- exists in the Forrest Gump film canon
- exists in real life (see Wikipedia article: Jimmy Carter)
Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States.
He has no active role in the Forrest Gump film, however a news clip describing his collapse to heat exhaustion plays in the background of the Greenbow barber shop as Forrest runs past.