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Sterling Shepard

Who is Sterling Shepard?

Sterling Clay Shepard, 29, is an American wide receiver who was born on February 10, 1993. He was a collegiate football player in Oklahoma. Sterling Shepard was later picked by the Giants in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Shepard enjoyed playing basketball as well as football.

Sterling also participated in basketball during his senior year of high school.

Shepard’s football career began in high school at Heritage Hall (Oklahoma City).

Similarly, Sterling Clay Shepard is a member of the National Football League’s New York Giants.

Stay with us until the end of the essay to learn more about Sterling’s life.

Derrick Latrell, Sterling Shepard’s father, was a football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints, and Dallas Cowboys.

Unfortunately, he died too young, at the age of six, from a fatal heart attack.

Shepard, on the other hand, followed in his father’s footsteps and began playing football.

He attended Heritage Hall School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to complete his high school education.

This athlete caught 133 passes for 2,335 yards and 38 touchdowns in high school.

Sterling Shepard rushed 28 times for 303 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior.

Shepard was later chosen for the Under Armour All-American Game.

Since the 2021 NFL season, Ja’Marr Chase has been pursuing a professional football career with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Sterling Shepard, like his two siblings Shelby Shepard and Ashleigh Shepard, was raised by a single mother, Cheri Shepard.

Achievements & Career

Sterling began his football career in high school in Oklahoma City.

Sterling has committed to play collegiate football for the University of Oklahoma under head coach Bob Stoops.

Sterling Shepard, who played football and basketball at Heritage Hall High School, has also garnered five awards.

Shepard was selected by the Giants in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Sterling Shepard has spent six seasons with the Giants. He caught 349 passes for 3,884 yards and scored 22 touchdowns.

In terms of fantasy points per game, Sterling Shepard was among the top 40 wide receivers (PPR).

Over the last three seasons, he averaged over eight targets each game.

Sterling finished fourth in three major receiving categories in the 2016 draft classes:


  • Shepard, Sterling (341)
  • Shepard, Sterling (3,817)
  • Shepard, Sterling (21)

Divorce and Marriage

Sterling Shepard and his ex-wife, Chanel Iman, initially met in November 2016 at former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz’s birthday party (Cruz is a former teammate of Shepard’s).

According to Sterling Shepard,

“I approached her and asked if she wanted a drink, and we talked for the rest of the night, and then we went to some club for the afterparty and talked some more.”

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Sterling Shepard wife and kid Source: Wikimedia

I acquired her phone number, and we parted ways but stayed in touch.

It was insane. And she’s now my lady.”

Similarly, after a period of dating. When she was 27 years old, Shepard proposed to her.

Chanel Iman said yes right away.

They married in March 2018.

Their marriage, however, did not continue; after four years of living together, this couple divorced.

According to their divorce papers, these couples experienced disagreements around December 2022.

They had irreconcilable issues, which led to divorce for both of them.


Sterling Shepard and his ex-wife Chanel Iman have two gorgeous daughters, Cali Clay Shepard and Cassie Snow Shepard.

Cali Clay Shepard, their first child, was born on August 10, 2018, just five months after they married.

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Sterling Shepard, Chanel Iman, and their daughters, Cali Clay Shepard and Cassie Snow Shepard. (Image courtesy of Instagram)

Chanel Iman gave birth to her second child, Cassie Snow Shepard, a year later. Both children and parents appear to have a strong bond.

Chanel Iman, Sterling Shepard’s ex-wife, is an American model best known for her work as a Victoria’s Secret Angel.

She was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 1, 1990.

Chanel Iman, on the other hand, grew raised in Los Angeles, California.

Chanel Iman’s father is African American, while Iman’s mother is half Korean and half African American.

Iman began modeling as a child model at the age of 12 in Los Angeles, California.

She finished third in Ford’s Supermodel of the World competition.

Chanel Iman has been on numerous American, British, and Italian magazine covers.

Vogue Paris named Iman one of the top 30 models of the 2000s.

monetary value

Sterling’s net worth is believed to be $20 million, according to celebrity net worth.

Sterling Shepard earns an average of $10,250,000 per year.

He agreed to terms with the New York Giants on a four-year contract with a $21,260,624 signing bonus.

Sterling signed a four-year, $41 million contract extension with the Giants on April 10, 2019, with $21.3 million guaranteed.

On May 6, 2016, Shepard signed a four-year, $5.94 million contract with the Giants, with $3.24 million guaranteed and a $2.52 million signing bonus.

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The Internet of Things

If you want to see more of this footballer, follow him on Instagram at @sterlingshepar.


If you like Sterling Shepard, you can follow him on Twitter using the handle Sterling Shepard (@sterl shep3).