Shahji was born in Longview, but grew up in Carrollton, Texas. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor's in Converged Broadcast Media and a minor in Communication Studies.
At a young age, Shahji loved public speaking and always wanted to share and tell stories to anyone around him. Along with that, he had a love for sports and it resulted in him combining them for a pursuit in Sports Broadcasting. Growing up in the Dallas area, Shahji was surrounded by all kinds of sports from the Dallas Cowboys to High School Lacrosse.
Shahji got his start by being a play by play commentator for high school basketball and eventually became the Sports Director for his University's Television station. During his college tenure, he was able to secure an internship with CBS 11 and having part-time jobs in ESPN Radio and The Ticket. Shahji was also awarded two student lone star Emmy awards for best talent in 2019 and 2020.
Along with his love for the Dallas Cowboys, Shahji also supports the Dallas Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Dallas Stars, and Texas Rangers.
Shahji is excited and thankful that his first start is with WTOK and is ready to share and tell sports stories!