She was hired at Paramount Pictures after an internship there.
The acting bug bit Tanjareen at the age of 6, when she portrayed a Gingerbread Man in her school's production of "Hansel & Gretal".
While in college, she pledged Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Crowned Homecoming Queen at California State University Northridge.
In junior high school, she performed at an Inglewood playhouse opposite other neighborhood kids like future film director F. Gary Gray & future film star Monica Calhoun.