Shelby received her bachelor’s degree from Auburn University (Auburn, AL) in 2012 with a major in Psychology. In 2015, she graduated from Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville, AL) with a Master’s degree in Psychology with a focus in Applied Behavior Analysis. She completed the certification requirements during her time at JSU and has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) since 2015.
Shelby is from Alabama and has worked with children with autism in some capacity since 2012. After graduating from JSU in 2015 she moved to Florida to work but then moved to Tennessee in 2017. She has worked with HOPE since June 2020.