From College of Fine Arts and Communications
Brigham Young University in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in advertising. Shearer worked as an Account Executive for BYU Broadcasting and the Ad Lab. He has also done freelance work for Cowlitz River Dental.
In 2008, he was awarded an Oscarson Discovery Grant which enabled him to relocate to New York and accept an internship with Young and Rubicam, an advertising agency.