A. J. Shepherd

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Alvin Junior "A. J." Shepherd (June 11, 1926 – May 8, 2005) was an American racecar driver.

Born in Chester, Arkansas, Shepherd died in Miami, Oklahoma after living much of his life in Wichita, Kansas. He drove in the USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1960–1961 seasons with 7 starts, including the 1961 Indianapolis 500. He finished in the top ten 4 times, with his best finish in 4th position, in 1961 at Springfield. He finished 26 in his only race at Indy. He also, raced in the IMCA circuit the '50's, and CRA California.