C.L. “Shep” Shepherd


One of 15 siblings, growing up Shep endured challenges that most would only encounter through the fictional medium of television. As a result, his transparent, and  impactful story has captivated thousands, subsequently leading people to transformed lives in droves. 

As a former student-athlete, Shep was blessed to participate on every level of competition. He experienced massive success on the football field, but maintains that his proudest accomplishment was earned in the classroom by being the first in his family to graduate from college. Upon graduation, he was then blessed to train in the National Football League. It was after completing his football career  that Shep was propelled into his life’s work of delivering hope through his speaking to audiences around the world.