She earned her first on-screen acting credits in 2011 as Ellie Maynard on Holby City.
She starred in the TV series Humans as Renie in 2016. She starred in the 2012 romantic drama film My Brother the Devil as Aisha.
She was originally born in Georgetown, Guyana. She emigrated with her mother from Guyana to London at the age of 7.
She appears alongside Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther.