|Hometown:||East Bridgewater, Mass.|
|High School:||East Bridgewater|
Ran track and cross country for East Bridgewater High School under Coach George McCabe. Team captain in his senior year. Two-time all-state champions for the Vikings. Member of the honor roll and national honor society.
Son of Earl and Jeanne Sheppard. Brian Sheppard (brother) plays college basketball for Keene State.