She debuted as an actress at age three on Sesame Street.
She won NAACP Image Awards in 2009, 2010, and 2012.
Her parents are Denise and James Pulliam, and she is the eldest of their four children. She was briefly married to Edgerton Hartwell in 2016. She has a daughter named Ella.
She co-starred on The Cosby Show with Bill Cosby.