Originally Posted by Msmaria
Considering that you dont know who the father is, its hard to tell. . He doesnt look like a usual german shepherd in the coloring and if his father was white and he got his fathers genetics he should have the gene that makes him white not tan. The mother looks german shepherd though. Hes a cute guy, either way and may develop more german shepherd coloring as he gets older.
The white masking gene is recessive so if the mother wasn't a carrier he shouldn't be white. And if she is a carrier there is still a good possibility he wouldn't be white.
Agree it will probably become really obvious as he gets older.