Jared Shipman played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1995 through 1997 and was named to the All-State team his senior year and was the Tulsa Metro Player of the Year. He played in the 1996 Sooner State Games and was a member of the 1997 Oklahoma Sunbelt team.
Shipman set a school record with 256 career strikeouts, including 110 in just 73 innings his senior year. He also threw a school and 6A record 18 strikeouts in a win over Jenks, who went on to win the State Championship. 18 strikeouts in seven innings still stands among the top-five performances of all-time at any classification of Oklahoma High School baseball.
Shipman played collegiately at Conners State and Oral Roberts University. He holds a degree in construction management from Oklahoma State University and is the son-in-law of Head Coach Bill Hutson.