- Played drums in a punk band during junior high.
- Originally planned to become a college professor after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin.
- Made her feature-film debut in the low-budget horror comedy You're So Dead (2007).
- Appearances as Jean Binnel on NBC's Friday Night Lights led to the role of Heroes "speedster" Daphne Millbrook in 2008.
- Has appeared in commercials for Volvo and Busch Gardens.
- University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States (MA in American Studies, 2007)