Known on her behalf guest spots in such circumstance comedies as Girlfriends and Living One and on her behalf starring function as Kimberly Reese in NBC’s A Different World, she also appeared in Broadway in the 1988 creation of Sarafina! Early in her profession, she performed an uncredited function within a 1987 bout of The Cosby Present. She appeared in a number of episodes from the children’s plan Where in the Globe Can be Carmen Sandiego? She was raised on Long Isle, New York’s South Shoreline. She and tv celebrity Aida Turturro both went to the drama plan on the Condition University of NY at New Paltz.