- Raised in Yonkers, NY, with five brothers, and admits to growing up a tomboy.
- Began modeling as a teen.
- Worked as a bartender in Hollywood.
- Enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking and boxing.
- Originally thought she would be playing a basketball player on Showtime's The L Word, instead of a captain in the National Guard.
- After The L Word ended in 2009, she took a role on NBC's crime drama The Chase in 2010.