Shelby is a Decatur native and a 2011 alumna of Millikin University. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a minor in Sociology. During her time at Millikin, Shelby was actively involved in Greek Life, Homecoming Committee, and the student-run campus radio station, WJMU. She coordinates all major events for prospective students and is beginning her sixth year with the Office of Admission. She currently resides in Decatur with her husband, son, and two dogs.