At a very young age, Shani started singing with her mom and her dad’s band.
In 1994, Faith First was officially formed. Shani, her brother Marc Judd, his wife Andrea Judd and Scott Reed had been singing together since high school. Shani first sang with Heritage in 1995 as one of their altos, and a few years later she became one of the regular singers.
Shani married Byron in December of 2000. Matthew, their son, was born in 2006.