- Raised in the Santa Monica Mountains area of Topanga Canyon, CA.
- Was an accomplished competitive horseback rider as a child.
- Discovered by a modeling scout at a shopping mall, and subsequently modeled for Guess.
- Appeared in the 2004 music video for "Cold" by hard-rock band Crossfade.
- Made her big-screen debut in the box-office disappointment Turistas (2006); went on to appear in the blockbuster sequels 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) and Tron: Legacy (2010).
- Landed her first series-regular role on Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, playing Gina LaSalle, a character she debuted on a 2010 episode of the original Criminal Minds.