Shad “Money” Mayfield was born and raised in the small ranching town of Clovis, New Mexico to Jo Ellen and Sylvester Mayfield. Shad was the National High School Rodeo Association champion, then qualified for his first Wrangler NFR after just turning 19-years-old in 2019. In 2020, Shad held the #1 back number and earned the title of World Champion at the NFR. In 2021, Shad had another great year that ended with his third consecutive trip to the WNFR at only 21-years-old. He finished 7th in the world. Shad heads into his fourth NFR sitting at #1 with winning on his mind and Twisted X on his feet.