Dear White People star cast in the role of Colandrea 'Coco' Conners for the Netflix series adapted from the 2014 comedy-drama film of the same name. She also starred as Melissa in the series The Haves and the Have Nots.
She got her an early taste of acting by performing in a couple of short films titled Eros and Alterations. She earned a degree in chemistry from Stony Brook University.
She previously worked as a model and found that she landed more photo shoot gigs after switching from long straight hair to a shorter, curly hair look.
Her parented were immigrants from Jamaica who settled in New York where she was born.
She starred alongside DeRon Horton in the show Dear White People.