Also known as "The Weaveologist" and "The Black Barbie," Shanks is famous for her participation in the eleventh season of the Oxygen reality series Bad Girls Club. She was forced to leave the Bad Girls house in Miami, Florida, after she was involved in a physical fight with "Harlem Hothead" Tiana Miller.
She was in her early twenties at the time of her appearance on the 2013 season of Bad Girls Club.
She has earned over 70,000 Twitter followers and more than 260,000 Instagram fans.
She was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She previously dated Brandon Rutherford but later began dating Darian V, a personal trainer.