Shelby Perkins

Meet Shelby

Admissions job: Helping you maneuver through your next steps as you apply for college and provide any additional resources that you made need throughout the process!

Hometown: Pasadena, California

Education: Seattle Pacific University (Psychology). Abroad at Christian Heritage College, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, for four months to work on my undergraduate degree toward Psychology. Azusa Pacific University (Master's in Organizational Psychology). 

Favorite Seattle Restaurant: Delfino's. Best place to go if you are ever craving Chicago Deep Dish style pizza!

A trip I’d like to take: I would like to go back to Australia to explore the other states such as Perth in Western Australia and to go Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef again!

Family: My parents both work in education. I am the youngest of three. My sister Paige is a 3rd grade teacher in Madison, Mississippi and my brother Michael is an 11th grade history teacher in La Cañada, California as well as a head coach of JV Football.

Books reading now: I am currently reading He Calls Me Friend by my grandfather John M. Perkins.

Favorite Movie: It's a tie between Corina Corina and The Goonies!

Favorite thing about SPU: Getting to meet people from all walks of life and create a community has been so transformational and that is also one of the reasons why I came to SPU for my undergraduate degree!

Hobbies & Fun Facts: I love to bake and cook, spend time with friends and family, and explore new places!