Winner of the 2012 USA Boxing National Championships, and silver medalist at the Golden Gloves.
She played on her high school's basketball team and first took up boxing to increase her endurance for basketball.
She defeated the Polish World champion Karolina Michalczuk in 2010 with a score of 17-16, her closest fight ever at that point.
She grew up without a father.
She and Nicola Adams are both highly-decorated female boxers.