At the age of four, she began taking dancing training. After several years of dancing training, she is now a professional dancer. She has also competed in several dancing competitions. She is also the winner of State Championship Title. She has also been pursuing her acting career since the mid 1990s. In 1995, she played the voice role of puppy in an Australian-American comedy-drama film Babe. That year she also appeared in an American romantic drama film Waiting to Exhale where she played the role of Onika Harris. In 1998, she starred in the movie From the Earth to the Moon as its lead dancer. Her breakthrough role as an actress came in 2001 after she began starring the role of Claire Kyle in a television show My Wife and Kids. Her parents are African and American descent. She is of black ethnicity and her nationality is American. She has an average height and her net worth is unknown.