Shalini Quattlebaum was born on March 15, 1996, in Palmdale, California. She grew up in Los Angeles, California. Her ethnic background is African American and East Indian.
When she was younger, she was a professional gymnast. She received many gold medals for winning gymnastics competitions. Other activities that she was involved in were soccer, cheer, and pageants. She has crowned Miss Teen Santa Clarita Valley, Miss South Bay USA, and Miss Southern California USA.
Shalini started her modeling career at 5 years old. She can be seen in commercials and magazines for Disney, Adidas, and Nike. Winning pageants opened up many modeling and acting agency contracts for her. She can be seen modeling in New York, and LA, Fashion Week. Pageants also got her involved in community service.
She has dedicated hundreds of hours to helping her community. She initiated fundraisers and raised $10,000 for the cancer organization Relay For Life, and $178,000 for the food bank. Shalini has over 500,000 followers on her Instagram account. She appeared in many music videos for stars like Future, and Rae Sremmurd.
She is sponsored by companies like Nike, Pacifica Beauty, Ulta, Sephora, and CVS. Her Instagram account is very famous for her viral curly hair tutorials.
Not only is she a model, but she is also educated. Shalini graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science. She is currently in law school obtaining her Juris Doctorate to become an attorney. She works on many presidential campaigns, seeking changes in the justice system.