Jeff Sheppard

Physical Education, Business, Bible Teacher

Chinese Name:

謝傑瑞

First Year at Morrison:

1995-1996

Home State/Country:

Idaho, USA

College/Grad School Attended:

University of Idaho- B.S. Human Resource Management (1989)
University of Idaho- B.S. Marketing (1989)
University of Idaho- M.Ed. Business Education (1994)

Bio Sketch:

Jeff was born in Bellevue, Washington in 1966.  His younger years were spent living Rancho Palos Verdes, California and at the age of 11 his family moved back to Bellevue.  His secondary school life was spent primarily playing sports like baseball, football and soccer.  He graduated from high school in 1984 and went on to attend the University of Idaho where he double majored in business.  During his time at the University of Idaho he became a Christian and began to serve in his fraternity, the university community and also for a local Christian ministry.  After graduating in 1989, he worked for a local Christian ministry for 3 years then went back to school to complete a masters degree in Business Education.  He met and married his wife Ronda during this time and they both worked together in serving the youth at their local church.  In 1995, he applied and was accepted for a position at Morrison Academy to be the high school business and computer teacher.  Jeff has worked in various positions at Morrison desiring to serve where God called.  He and his wife have three children who have all been born in Taichung. They all love being in Taiwan and having a chance to be a part of Morrison Academy.

Favorite Verses:

Phil. 2:1-5

Favorite Quotes:

I CAN is more important than IQ. - Bill Purkey

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.  - Robert Louis Stevenson

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength. - Corrie Ten Boom

Every man has a train of thought on which he rides when he is alone.  The dignity and nobility of his life, as well as his happiness, depends upon the direction that train is going, the baggage it carries, and the scenery in which it travels. - Joseph Fort Newton

Words to Students:

Spend less time worrying about the image you are trying to project and more time looking at the life you should reflect.