DeAngelo Shears

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DeAngelo Shears

Player Engagement Coordinator, Raiders

Marketing and International Business


Born and raised in Chicago IL, DeAngelo Shears obtained his undergraduate degree at Howard University. There he became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Incorporated where he served as the athletic chair. He then went on to start his Master’s Degree in Business at Roosevelt University in Chicago and completed his MBA online at the University of Phoenix. DeAngelo has over 12 years of experience working in the sports industry. He interned for Michael Jordan’s former trainer, Tim Grover, at Attack Athletics; worked for the Howard University football team; spent a couple of years at NFL Films and ESPN; and served as the director of basketball operations/video coordinator for the Roosevelt University men’s basketball team. He is now going into his 8th season as the Player Engagement Coordinator with the Las Vegas Raiders. DeAngelo also co-founded his nonprofit Why Not Me, Inc. which aims to provide resources and tools to the underprivileged and assist in lifestyle changes.