75 Trent Shelton Quotes to Inspire and Motivate Every Teen

Born on September 21, 1984, Trent Shelton, an ex-NFL wide receiver turned influential speaker and author, reaches 60+ million people weekly with impactful videos.

The former footballer, who played for the Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins, founded the Christian non-profit, RehabTime, to share his life-improvement journey through two-minute videos.

His books, including “The Greatest You” and “Straight Up,” offer valuable, straightforward advice on facing life’s challenges, drawing from his personal experiences and struggles.


The prematurely ended football career led him to reevaluate, rediscover his purpose and inspire others globally with uplifting messages.

Here are some of the most inspiring quotes by Trent Shelton.

Best Trent Shelton Quotes


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Real situations always expose fake people. Pay attention. ~ Trent Shelton.


Your transparency will lead to other people’s transformation. ~ Trent Shelton.


You are worth more than what you try and convince them you’re worth. ~ Trent Shelton.

The greatest disrespect of life is to waste your life. ~ Trent Shelton.

Never be ashamed about being broken, because strength is nothing but pain that’s been repaired. ~ Trent Shelton.

Bad chapters can still create a story that ends well. Let your past be part of your story, not your identity. ~ Trent Shelton.


It takes all kinds to make a world go round. ~ Trent Shelton.

There’s something wrong with your character if opportunity controls your loyalty. ~ Trent Shelton.

When God doesn’t give you what you want. It’s not because you don’t deserve it, it’s because you deserve so much more. ~ Trent Shelton.

You’ll always believe that you’re broken if you always let opinions tell you what needs to be fixed. ~ Trent Shelton.

Sometimes it’s not what you expect, and it’s not what you want, but it’s exactly what you need. ~ Trent Shelton.

Don’t let people plant impossibilities in your life. ~ Trent Shelton.


Broken crayons still color the same. ~ Trent Shelton.

Top Trent Shelton Quotes

People are so quick to comment on somebody else’s life like they ain’t got no business of their own to mind… ~ Trent Shelton.

Some things are meant to happen, just not meant to be. Some things are meant to come into your life, just not meant to stay. ~ Trent Shelton.

Not everyone is committed to fighting the battle with you. Choose your army wisely. ~ Trent Shelton.

Haters are people who admire what you do, they just have a different way of showing it. ~ Trent Shelton.


Don’t keep a door open that God is trying to close. ~ Trent Shelton.

You can’t expect people to respect you when you don’t respect yourself. Know your worth and demand your respect. ~ Trent Shelton.

Faith is having the ability to smile when everything looks hopeless because, deep down, you know it’s not. ~ Trent Shelton.


God will sometimes end a relationship for your protection. ~ Trent Shelton.

Jealousy: When your life reminds them of what they don’t have. ~ Trent Shelton.

Inspirational Trent Shelton Quotes

Speak on what you know, not on what you assume. Only a FOOL speaks out of ignorance, not intelligence. ~ Trent Shelton.


Never take advantage of the heart that stood by your side when nobody else did. ~ Trent Shelton.

You are too strong to live life hurt. You are too beautiful to let someone’s ugly ways to make you insecure with yourself. ~ Trent Shelton.

Even during your darkest storms God still has a plan for you to shine bright. Don’t lose faith. ~ Trent Shelton.

You better stop living like tomorrow is promised. Life has no guarantees, so stop counting on next time. ~ Trent Shelton.


Words lie; actions can lie too. Consistency speaks the truth. ~ Trent Shelton.

Don’t stay stuck on the people who’ve hurt you. Move on and let your future give you the better that you deserve. ~ Trent Shelton.

Don’t let yesterday’s pain kill today’s strength. Never be afraid to turn the page and start a new chapter. Free yourself. ~ Trent Shelton.

Never make excuses for someone who disrespects you-who they are or what they do isn’t a pass to treat you like trash! ~ Trent Shelton.


The only person that has the power to put boundaries on your dreams is you. ~ Trent Shelton.

Never waste an opportunity to express your love to someone, because another opportunity is something life can’t promise. ~ Trent Shelton.

Too many people want change without having to make changes. In order to move up, there’s some things you must be willing to give up. ~ Trent Shelton.

What you accept is what you deserve. Don’t complain about the things you continuously allow to take place. ~ Trent Shelton.

Just because they can’t see your value, doesn’t mean you aren’t valuable. Some people are just blind to true beauty. You’re beautiful. ~ Trent Shelton.


Sometimes you have to make a decision that will hurt your heart but heal your soul. ~ Trent Shelton.

Perfection isn’t living a mistake-free life, it’s learning from those mistakes, those layers, to create the best you, a perfect you. ~ Trent Shelton.

Just because they say they’re praying for you in your face, doesn’t mean they aren’t laughing at your struggle behind your back. ~ Trent Shelton.


As you change so does your definition of fun. You’re not lame, you’re growing up. ~ Trent Shelton.

You can’t be everything to everybody, but you can be everything to somebody. Don’t lose the ones you love trying to please the world. ~ Trent Shelton.

Famous Trent Shelton Quotes

We are all a little broken. But last time I checked, broken crayons still color the same. ~ Trent Shelton.

Stop trying to change someone who does not want to change. Stop giving chances to someone who abuses your forgiveness. Stop walking back to the place where your heart ran from. Stop trusting their words and ignoring their actions. Stop breaking your own heart. ~ Trent Shelton.


Sometimes you just have to accept that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life. ~ Trent Shelton.

Life isn’t always about searching so you can find, but at times it’s about being still so that you can receive. ~ Trent Shelton.

Ignoring the red flags because you want to see the good in people will cost you later. ~ Trent Shelton.

Your attitude can take you forward or your attitude can take you down. The choice is always yours. ~ Trent Shelton.


Never get so comfortable in pain that you forget happiness is still an option. ~ Trent Shelton.

Your path may not be easy. You might have to climb more peaks, you may endure more storms, but never forget your life has a purpose. ~ Trent Shelton.

If you need to change in a negative way to get something, that is something that you don’t need. ~ Trent Shelton.

If you’re afraid of struggle, then you’re afraid of growth. You have to go through it to get to it. ~ Trent Shelton.


Staying in a situation where you’re unappreciated is not called loyalty. ~ Trent Shelton.

Strength isn’t always shown by what you can hold on to but sometimes it’s shown in what you can let go of. ~ Trent Shelton.

Inspiring Trent Shelton Quotes

If you’re allowing it then don’t complain about it. You deserve exactly what you settle for. ~ Trent Shelton.

Perfection is not being flawless, perfection is embracing those flaws so that the heart that’s meant to love you can see the real you perfectly. ~ Trent Shelton.

Everybody isn’t your friend. Just because they hang around you and laugh with you doesn’t mean they’re for you. Just because they say they got got your back, doesn’t mean they won’t stab you in it. People pretend well. Jealousy sometimes doesn’t live far. So know your circle. At the end of the day real situations expose fake people so pay attention. ~ Trent Shelton.


If the truth offends you; it only means one thing; you’re living a lie. ~ Trent Shelton.

Don’t pursue a heart that you’re not ready to be loyal to. ~ Trent Shelton.

You can’t always control what someone gives you, but you’re always in control of what you accept. ~ Trent Shelton.

Peace is something you’ll never experience if you keep letting things you can’t control, control you. Let it go. ~ Trent Shelton.


Stop settling for standby when your heart deserves to be treated, first class. ~ Trent Shelton.

Sometimes you have to lose everything to gain everything. Certain things have to end, so better things can begin. Your life isn’t over. ~ Trent Shelton.

Ultimate Trent Shelton Quotes

Sometimes the disappointment can build an unbreakable strength. There’s a blessing in every setback. ~ Trent Shelton.

Magazines don’t exist to make you feel good about yourself. They exist to keep you insecure so you’ll buy their magazines looking for answers. ~ Trent Shelton.


You accepted less because you thought a little was better than nothing. Know your worth. ~ Trent Shelton.

Don’t let anyone drain you of your happiness today. Be drama free. Rise above the petty stuff. ~ Trent Shelton.

Don’t judge someone’s path when you never took time to understand their journey. You don’t know how far they have came. ~ Trent Shelton.

The right decisions are always the hardest to make it. But they must be made in order to live the life you deserve. ~ Trent Shelton.

You never have to question something that’s real. ~ Trent Shelton.


You’re perfect for the heart that’s meant to love you. ~ Trent Shelton.

Not making a choice is still making a choice. ~ Trent Shelton.

Too many people want to change without having to make changes. In order to move up, there are some things you must be willing to give up. ~ Trent Shelton.

At the end of the day, all that matters is love and memories so make sure you give it and make sure you make them. ~ Trent Shelton.

So these were the 75 top Trent Shelton Quotes to Inspire and Motivate teens on love, loyalty and life.

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