Actress who rose to widespread fame for her role as Elena Tyler on The WB TV drama Felicity. In recognition of her work, she was nominated for a 2001 NAACP Image Award.
She graduated with her degree in marketing from Alabama State University. She would later earn her MFA from the University of California, Irvine, and take classes at the Royal National Theater in London.
She made her directorial debut with the 2016 film Diva Diaries. She appeared as Donna in the 2006 comedy film Madea's Family Reunion.
She grew up as the oldest of six.