Name: Shelby Ballard
Social Media Handle/Username: Shelbsballard
Introduce Yourself/Tell About Yourself: My name is Shelby, I’m 24, premed, I plan to start nursing in the summer. I have two cats, Kat damon and little kitty. I love to travel, scuba, swim, workout, and enjoy game nights with friends.
What Inspires You Every day? : Honestly the people I surround myself with inspire me. I have an amazing friend circle and we all aspire to be more than what we were the day before.
What is some words of wisdom you live by?: It’s okay to have an off day and do nothing, you won’t be any less of a person by slowing down.
What is your ultimate goal in life? : I’d love to be a pediatrician, as far as career goals.
I’d love for everyone to be accepting and kind to one another regardless the circumstances or personal beliefs. I love educating people so I feel like if I can help one person view others in a positive light, I’ve done something.
How have you been during the pandemic and how has it affected you? : Honestly I haven’t been affected too much and I am extremely greatful for that. I still have my job, my friends and my family to celebrate.
What is a message you would like to give others? : Be kind to one another. You truly never know what stories or experiences other people have/ are going through and you never know what might throw them over the edge
What else would you like to tell others about you or your life?: Don’t ever let someone hold you back from being you. Post that pic you think you’ll get to judge for, wear that outfit you aren’t 100% comfortable with. BE YOU NO MATTER WHAT!