Shannon was born in Charleston, SC, and grew up in Tooele, UT. She graduated with a BS in Exercise Science and a BS in Athletic Training from George Fox University in 2015, and later a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 2018. Shannon was in a serious car accident as a kid and essentially grew up in a PT clinic as a patient. She thoroughly enjoyed seeing people progress from a low point in their life to returning to everything they used to do without pain. In her spare time, you can find Shannon playing disc golf, camping, reading, and spending time with family.