Notable on her behalf part as Carmen within the 2002 feature film Empire, she actually is also known on her behalf performances in Splinter in 2006, Illegal Soft in 2007, and Personals in 1999. Before you begin her acting profession, she trained at both William Esper Studio room and The SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Performing Arts, both in NEW YORK. She performed Off-Broadway within the Jose Rivera play Cloud Tectonics. An associate of a family group of Puerto-Rican descent, she spent her youngsters in Coney Isle, Brooklyn, NY. Her debut film was the 1989 Morgan Freeman feature Low fat on Me.