Fast Facts

  • Enrolled in dance classes as a toddler.
  • Began her modeling career at 15, which allowed her to travel to international locales and spend time in Asia after high school.
  • Made TV debut on Degrassi: The Next Generation in 2009. 
  • Appeared on several episodes of the Disney XD series Aaron Stone in 2010. 
  • Featured in Sean Paul's 2010 music video for "Hold My Hand."
  • Originally tested for the role of Spencer on the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars, but ended up with the part of Emily.
  • Became a spokesmodel for Pantene Haircare products in 2011.


  • Lea Salonga — Cousin
  • Precious Mitchell — Mother
  • Sean Mitchell — Brother
  • Mark Mitchell — Father


  • Birth Name: Shannon Mitchell
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor, Model

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