- Sang with the Manchester Girls Choir for eleven years.
- Made her stage debut in The Great Theatre of the World.
- Appeared as part of the 2008 UNDEREXPOSED exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, bringing attention to of black role models and artistic talent.
- Won Best Female Performance at the Screen Nation Awards for her role in I Am Slave.
- Won the 2017 BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Damilola, Our Loved Boy.