Most famous for playing Carmen in seven episodes of ABC Family's The Fosters, this California-born actress also appeared as Maya in a Hulu-produced teen series titled East Los High. Her other television credits include episodes of Entourage and Californication.
At the age of seventeen, she began pursuing a modeling career. A year later, she made her screen debut in the 2006 film Quinceañera.
Between 2010 and 2012, she appeared in episodes of General Hospital, 90210, and New Girl.
She and her three sisters grew up in San Francisco, California in a family of Portuguese and Mexican heritage.
She and Madisen Beaty both played recurring roles on The Fosters.