She competed in dancing at a very young age.
She got her first big break on the show Glee, where she was initially going to train the cast but ended up becoming part of it.
Her father passed away from cancer when she was 14 years old, and she maintained a very close relationship with her mother. She married Taylor Hubbell and she has two sons, Owen and Elijah.
She played a cheerleader on the show Glee. The cheerleading coach was played by Jane Lynch.