Best known for playing Emma Nelson on Degrassi: The Next Generation, which began in 2001. In 2009, she appeared in the film Sea Beast.
She had early success as a voice-over actress in the animated series Ripping Friends.
She appeared on the cover of Reader's Digest in August 2007.
She grew up with a sister. She dated Degrassi co-star Ryan Cooley.
She became close friends with Charlie Bartlett actress Megan Park.