Best known for her role as Isabella in the 2014 feature film version of Annie, she is a Broadway actress as well with roles in the Lion King and Fences. In 2019, she was cast in Spike Lee's See You Yesterday as C.J. Walker.
She trained as a dancer at Dance Theatre of Harlem and the American Ballet Theatre and Purelements: Evolution in Dance.
She was an extra in the Will Smith film I Am Legend.
She is an only child.