Best known as a competitor on Big Brother 17, she is also an interior designer and jewelry designer.
She made the choice to audition for Big Brother after her boyfriend mocked the idea of her trying out for the show.
She joined the sorority Zeta Tau Alpha in school.
She is middle child of five and has a fraternal twin. She married at 28, but divorced just one year later.
She and Clay Honeycutt developed a friendship on Big Brother 17.