Forward who played college basketball at the University of California-Berkeley, where she finished her career as the school's all-time leader in rebounds and free throws made. She was drafted in the first round of the 2009 WNBA Draft by the Seattle Storm
She attended attended Grace M. Davis High School in Modesto, California, where she also played varsity volleyball and won the conference title in the high jump.
As a junior at Cal, she was named to the Pac-10 All-Defensive team. That year, she also became just the fourth Golden Bear to have earned multiple All-Pac 10 Honors.
She has an older brother named Tiran who has played basketball in England. She is a relative of James Hardy, who played for the Utah Jazz in the NBA.
She played alongside All-Star forward Swin Cash while with the Seattle Storm.