She graduated from UCLA with a degree in critical studies.
Before moving to California to pursue a carer in acting, she was a competitive soccer player, participating in tournaments all over the East Coast.
She is the oldest child of David and Maureen Behrs. She began dating actor Michael Gladis in 2012. The couple became engaged in 2016.
Before her breakout TV role, she co-starred with Eugene Levy on the straight-to-video film American Pie Presents: The Book of Love.