UNT alumnus Jared Matthew Sherman was born on January 28, 1981, in Santa Rosa, California, and went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 4, 2021.
Sherman graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, then earned his Master of Science in Computer Engineering from the College of Engineering under the guidance and mentorship of Regents Professor Krishna Kavi. Sherman was a reliable researcher and trusted colleague of all graduate students working in the Computer Systems Research Laboratory during 2010-2013. He maintained the friendships developed during his studies even after his graduation. The CSRL alum will greatly miss him. He joined Raytheon Technologies right after his graduation.
Sherman, the first and only son of Larry Lee and Deborah Ann (Bell) Sherman – was raised in Carrollton, Texas, and graduated from Trinity Christian Academy in 1999.
He was a devoted husband and father. Sherman was always immensely proud of his children and loved to brag about them every chance he got. He was extremely in love and still completely smitten with his wife of 17 years. He also loved his extended family and friends. While working, he was dedicated to serving his church. He served in the music, worship and sound department using his advanced computer, musical and technical skills.
Sherman was brilliant in all things, always wanting to learn more, create more and love more. He had a passion for sports, and he loved all things Rangers, Cowboys, Mavericks and Stars. He had a knack for statistics, and could always remember every batting average, percentage and player scores.
Sherman is survived by his wife, Rebecca Faye, and his children, Nolan Larry, age 6, and Annaleigh Kate, age 3. He is also survived by his mother, Deborah Sherman of Frisco, and his two sisters, Jenny Rebekah Sherman Richards of Tyler, and Wendy Elizabeth Sherman Singleton of The Colony. He is preceded in death by his father, Rev. Dr. Larry Lee Sherman. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and loved by so many.