Started dancing and gymnastics lessons at age 3. Starred in a series of local commercials and print ads in her youth. Atage 6,she performed in a local ballet production of The Nutcracker. Took acting classes from retired director/producer Martin Beck. Was discovered by director Linda Seto at a summer film camp in Dallas, TX,and wasencouraged to move to Los Angeles. Made film debut in a bit part in the 2007 comedy Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.