August 6, 2019
Highland Park Baptist Church
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.
Today as an Entrepreneur, Keynote Speaker, and Transformation Coach… his passion, dedication, and commitment to growth has led him to achieving remarkable heights in the speaking industry. His devotion to seeing lives changed is undeniable as he connects deeply with people from all walks of life.
In 2010 he founded Keep The Change Inc, his non-profit organization devoted to empowering pro and college athletes through chaplaincy and mentoring; and quickly became the highest sought after communicator in sports ministry. As CEO of Shep Inspires LLC, Shep has taken his expertise from working with the top athletes and teams on the planet and developed game changing presentations that have taken the corporate, education, association, and government markets by storm. Moreover, Shep has been unmatched in his ability to deliver real, relevant, and relatable content from the platform for over 12 years now.
His presentations are as relevant as they are timeless. His influence is global. He is one of the leading authorities today on Hope and Transformation. His philosophy is simple: Tough times do not last, Tough people do! He was born in the hood, but he is now reaching the world… He is Mr. C.L. “Shep” Shepherd.