Cam Shepherd: Racing Towards Gridiron Greatness

Cam Shepherd

Watching UA Next athlete Cam Shepherd play football is a thing of beauty. Fast, strong, and smart, the youngster truly stands out from his peers. The playmaker started playing football at the age of four and has piled up 17 rushing touchdowns, 7 passing touchdowns, and a 75% completion rate during his youth career.

As Cam continues to grow on and off the gridiron, he draws inspiration from some of his favorite pro players: Carolina’s Cam Newton and Jacksonville’s T.J. Yeldon. “I like the way they play,” Cam said. “Plus, with Cam, he spent time at a smaller college and worked his way up to a bigger school and then to the pros. So I’d like to follow in their footsteps.”

However, that’s much easier said than done, and he knows the road won’t be easy. “It will take a lot of hard work,” he said. “It will also take getting good grades and staying in school.”

But Cam is already putting in those long hours and late nights. “I do a lot of drills with my trainer,” he explained. “The toughest one is probably the ‘Killjoy,’ where we have to run up the hill with somebody on our back.”

Cam Shepherd

Whether he’s pushing himself during these intense training sessions, leading his team on game day, or even hanging out with friends during his free time, one thing remains the same: his love for Under Armour clothing and gear. Cam loves the premium fit, proven performance, and cutting-edge style that are synonymous with the brand.

One of his favorite products is the Under Armour Highlight RM football cleat, which he wears during games. “I love the way it fits,” Cam said. “It feels great and is very comfortable.”

If you’re looking to burst ahead of your peers in the style and skills department just like Cam, you’re in luck. Our new catalog is designed specifically for the elite youth athlete, with page after page of this season’s hottest products in every sport, size, and style. So grab one today and start to build your own legacy.


  • Nancy:

    I Remember when my Son played Muny League football and now he’s in his last year of high school football is such a bitter sweet moment soon it will be college football I really love seeing young men like Cam Shepard pursing what they love and giving it there all, Enjoy every minute! and as I always tell my Son” you are destined for Greatness” and thank you Eastbay for a great Season after Season!

  • Latoya:

    Do you ever youth track and field. My daughter is competing in three events this year in AAU track and field Junior Olympic this year and number 1 in the country in two of her events. Last year, she came in 6 place in the Javelin. Will any scouts be there this year?

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