Shantez Herrington was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia. Shantez has a background in television news photography, videography, and cinematography. He's the youngest of three siblings and has a passion for capturing moments while telling stories. Shantez received his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Savannah State University in 2014. He began his professional career at WSAV News 3 in Savannah, Georgia as a photojournalist. After working there for four progressive years he was blessed with the opportunity to join the City of Hardeeville's Media Department as a Media Technician.