- Began training in classical violin while in elementary school.
- Began training in martial arts at age 6.
- Worked for Elite Model Management in Atlanta and New York City.
- Was a member of the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra.
- Was an original member of the Dave Matthews Cover Band while in college.
- Was crowned Miss University of Georgia in 2002.
- In a 2006 TV Guide.com interview, described herself as "klutzy."
- Found out that she won the role of Esther in the biblical film One Night With the King (2006) when her pastor announced it in church.
- Works with the girls ministry program at her church.
- Hobbies include bowling, walking and playing the violin (for fun now).
- Has traveled extensively in Europe.