Was an avid Speech and Debate competitor in high school.
Growing up, she wanted to be either a furniture designer or archaeologist.
Turned down offer from The L Word (2004) creator Ilene Chaiken to star in a webisode series for her character, Dana Fairbanks, after Dana died from cancer in the show.
She was educated at Vassar College. Upon graduating from there (with a degree in Architecture and Art History), she relocated to New York to begin her entertainment career. She later moved to Los Angeles to further her career.
Has confirmed that she is not a smoker.