LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts
Became series regular as an ER nurse April Sexton on "Chicago Med"
Was top-billed as Whitney Houston in Angela Bassett's biopic "Whitney"
Landed supporting role as David Oyelowo's militant girlfriend in "The Butler"
Cast as Mark Ruffalo's girlfriend in "The Kids Are All Right"
Made Broadway debut in "The First Breeze of Summer"
Played the ailing daughter of club owner Danny Glover in John Sayles' "Honeydripper
Scored first feature film appearance in the dance movie "Take the Lead"
Made professional acting debut on an episode of "Eve"
Was runner-up on Season 3 of "America's Next Top Model"
Appeared in music videos for Jay-Z and Raphael Saadiq, among others.
Nominated for a 2011 Black Reel Award for Breakthrough Performance in "The Kids Are All Right."