The acting bug bit Tanjareen at the age of 6, when she portrayed a Gingerbread Man in her school's production of "Hansel & Gretal".
She earned her Bachelor's of Arts Degree in TV/Film Production & Management from California State University Northridge.
She was hired at Paramount Pictures after an internship there.
While in college, she pledged Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
The name Tanjareen means "bringer of energy, health, joy & light".