As a teen, Tess was selected to participate in the prestigious People to People Student Ambassador Program and traveled through Australia and New Zealand. In college, she went on to study abroad in London and Amsterdam.
Print Model. Various campaigns include: Disney Asia, Verizon Hawaii, and others.
One of 20 cast members chosen to perform in the prestigious 2014 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase.
2008 Winner "Best Actress" Award, 72 Hour Film Shootout, Sponsored by The Asian American Film Lab and Asian CineVision.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University with a Bachelor's Degree in Media, Culture, and Communication and a minor in Journalism. She was on the Dean's List throughout college and inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Studies Honor Society.