Adam Scherr (born September 6, 1983) is an American professional wrestler and former strongman best known to sports entertainment audiences for his work in World Wrestling Entertainment. Before his wrestling career, Scherr a very successful run in power-lifting. He began in 2011, winning the NAS US Amateur National Championships during November of that year. The following year in 2012, Scherr won the Arnold Amateur Strongman Championships, earning in invitation to compete in the Arnold Sports Festival held in conjunction with the Arnold Strongman Classic. He competed in his final event on July 21, 2012, placing 7th in the Giants Live event held in Poland. In 2013, Scherr signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on May 12 and reported to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. He debuted on December 19, 2014 as Braun Stowman, and remained on the training roster until 2015. Since August 2015, Scherr has wrestled as part of the main roster of WWE, debuting on August 24, 2015 as a member of the villainous stable known as The Wyatt Family.