She beat out 350 other girls for the role of Diana Guzman in Girlfight (2000).
Good friends with Jason Sarayba and Nicole Eggert.
Was raised in Texas, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and in Jersey City.
She was the original choice for the title role in Æon Flux (2005), which went to Charlize Theron.
Dropped out of high school at 17, but later obtained a G.E.D. equivalency certificate.