Being a girl who believes in being a jack-of-all-trades, she has enjoyed learning and demonstrating multiple skills. Raised in Pennsylvania where she studied piano, violin and vocals, starting when she was really young and then joined an orchestra. She was also active in theater throughout high school. She competed in the Miss Teen Pennsylvania Pageant in 1999 and also the Sunburst USA Pennsylvania Pageant. She placed 2nd runner up in the talent portion of the Sunburst pageant for singing "Amazing Grace". She graduated from Barbizon Modeling School in 2002, and participated in small modeling jobs. Also in 2002 she enlisted in the United States Army Reserves, and completed her contract in 2011. She briefly lived in Florida before moving out to California. After moving to the Los Angeles area she has performed in a variety of small projects.