Shelton had a skateboard at the age of 8, but wasn't interested pursuing this as a career until the age of 16. Currently he is residing in North Charleston,SC and is looking to move to Miami, FL by 2011. Shelton skates for Team GBB and is unsigned at the moment. He stated that he is willing to skate his whole life and interestingly enough said "I'd rather be poor doing what I like than rich doing something I hate.".