JaVon Shelby is the son of John Shelby, a former major leaguer and later a major league coach, and the brother of John, who played six seasons of professional baseball.
JaVon is currently a junior at the University of Kentucky, where he has been named a pre-season college All-American team for the 2016 season. Last year JaVon was an All-SEC player with the Wildcats.
JaVon followed in his father’s and brother’s footsteps at Kentucky. A younger brother, Jaren, has already committed to the University of Kentucky and is one of the top 50 high school players eligible for the 2016 major league draft.
To read more about Javon Shelby, follow the link below from the Courier-Journal: