Along with modeling, Shannon is a fashion designer and a full time college student. She is studying Digital Media Arts and hopes to graduate in the Spring of 2008.

She enjoys modeling as a creative outlet, it allows her to express herself and meet new people.

Earlier this year, Shannon worked with Zombified Studios on a small scene for a local independent film - "The Escape of Patient 9836".

Shannon has started her own clothing company, Changed Forever Apparel, where she designs and tailors all of her fashions. She has had several fashion shows in the Buffalo, NY area showcasing her work.