She began acting as a child, taking numerous drama and music classes. She made her official screen debut in 2008 in Mia and the Migoo.
Some of her feature film credits include the 2016 horror film Central Park and the 2015 biopic Memoria starring James Franco.
Her father is Full Metal Jacket star Matthew Modine and her mother, Caridad, is a makeup and wardrobe stylist. Her brother, Boman, is an assistant director for films like The Dark Knight Rises.
In Living Color actor David Alan Grier is her godfather.