Best recognized as the daughter of Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, authors and fast food franchise owners. Her father is also renowned as a basketball sportscaster. She also co-owns the Whimsy Cookie Co.
During high school she was a championship pole vaulter.
She and her family rose to fame after they were brought to life in the acclaimed film The Blind Side documenting their adoption of Michael Oher.
Her brother, Sean Tuohy Jr., is a basketball player. Her adopted brother is Michael Oher, NFL offensive lineman. She married Cannon Smith in 2016.
She was portrayed by Lily Collins in the 2009 film the Blind Side.