He is the brother of Enoch Shrader, Alatheia Shrader, Timothy Shrader, Nehemiah Shrader, Agape Shrader, Charis Shrader, Sophia Shrader, Stephen Shrader, Isaiah Shrader, Caleb Shrader, and Joseph Shrader. He will be the brother of Baby Shrader.
Elijah Nathan Shrader was born on February 28, 2010, in The Dalles, Oregon, to John Shrader and Esther Shrader. He was the couple's sixth child, and they went on to have seven more children after him.
Along with his siblings, Elijah is currently being homeschooled.
His family previously lived in Katy, Texas and in Brewster, Washington. They have since traveled the United States in a pop-up camper. They still live in Zambia.
Elijah works as a missionary with his family in Kafue, Zambia. He helps with passing out Bibles.