Jeff Sheppard a successful businessman in Big Blue Country

Jeff Sheppard - photo by Tammie Brown |
Jeff Sheppard – photo by Tammie Brown |

After leading the Wildcats to the 1998 championship with his Most Outstanding Player performance, played four years of professional basketball before settling down to raise a family in London, Ky., which is located 70 miles south of the Lexington’s campus.  Sheppard and his wife, the former Stacey Reed, met at where she also played basketball for the Wildcats. The couple has two children – a 12-year-old daughter Madison and an eight-year-old son Reed. Madison, a seventh-grader, plays on her middle school girls’ basketball team, while Reed plays on an AAU team – the Kentucky Playmakers, coached by Sheppard.  The Sheppards own and operate a company called 15inc., which supplies organizations, groups and business with the latest in apparel and promotional items. “If you can put a logo on it, we can get it for you!” their web site claims.


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