Creator and host of the monthly musical and comedy show Velvet Circus who would become a cast member of the MTV 2 show Wild 'N Out. She is a BMI songwriter and has put out two albums titled The Velvet Mixtape and Behind The Velvet Circus: The Soundtrack.
She obtained her B.A. in broadcast journalism from the University of Illinois in 2004. During her collegiate days, she interned in PR and at UPN TV. She began her stand-up comedy career in 2006 at Second City Chicago and Annoyance Theater.
She has a brother named Tony and a younger sister named Lisa.
She was selected as a "New Face" in Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza Comedy Festival less than six months after pursuing a career as a stand-up comic.