Best known for her role as Maritza Ramos on the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, she previously had a recurring role on the third season of Are We There Yet?
She had an early television role in an episode of Body of Proof in 2011.
She initially auditioned for a role on the Lifetime series Devious Maids before accepting a role on Orange is the New Black.
She is a Colombian-American actress born in New Jersey. However, she grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. Her parents were deported back to Colombia when she was 14 years old.
Both she and Beth Fowler played inmates in Orange is the New Black.