Monifah Shelton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Sep, 2019
Facts of Monifah Shelton
Date of Birth: 1998 , September-15
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Monifah Shelton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity Black
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A single moment can have the potential to change one's life forever, and the case is same with Monifah Shelton, the lady who was dragged into the stardom in a rather painful manner. She grabbed huge attention especially on social media after her friend Kenneka Jenkins' mysterious death in a very tragic way during a party in Crowne Plaza O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center, in Rosemont, Illinois.     

Age And Family 

Monifah Shelton was born on September 15, 1998, in the United States of America. She is an American as per her nationality and belongs to Black ethnicity. 

Due to the sudden way in which she grabbed attention, the details of her family and education background is missing. There is also not much to talk about her profession. Sources report that she once worked at McDonald’s, a year before the incident happened in 2017. 

Shot To Fame 

Monifah gained huge public attention after her friend Kenneka Jenkins' mysterious death during a party. This all occurred when Shelton and two of her friends Kenneka Jenkins and Irene Roberts made a plan of the party at Crowne Plaza O’Hare, on 8th of September 2017, the day the tragedy struck and changed her life forever. 

One of their friends Roberts also worked there. They were enjoying and everything was going on well until around 4 am at Crowne Plaza O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center, in Rosemont, Illinois. Suddenly, Shelton and her friend Irene found out that Jenkins was missing at the party. 

CAPTION: Monifah Shelton with her friend SOURCE: YouTube

They promptly started searching but they were unable to find her. Both Shelton and Roberts soon decided to call her mother, Teresa Martin, who rushed to the hotel. She even asked the hotel staff to show her the surveillance tapes, however, the staff refused her request. 

Her mother Teresa eventually informed the police about the incident, but they also did not find any solid clues. Meanwhile, Shelton also took to her social media and made the post about the dreadful incident. The missing Kenneka was finally found dead in the hotel's walk-in freezer, after a couple of days. This discovery completely devasted the family. 

Many peoples still believe that Jenkins committed suicide. There were also rumors that Monifah Shelton had killed herself. 

Personal Life 

It was the merely part of her life that led Monifah Shelton to gain such popularity within a moment. Except it, there is nothing whether about her personal life. It is not revealed whether she is married or not. 

Shelton is active on social media like Facebook and Instagram. But, she yet to talk about her relationship and love life. Sources reported that Monifah lived in Chicago at the time of her friend's death. 

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