Starred as the cheerleader Leti in the 2006 feature Bring It On: All or Nothing. She won a Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Female Rising Star for her role in The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She has also been credited as Francia Almendarez.
She focused on jazz and tap dancing when she was young, and also pursued athletic hobbies like ice skating and karate.
She appeared as Tamy in Lil' Romeo's music video "My Girlfriend."
She debuted in the television show American Family: Journey of Dreams in 2004.
Her younger sisters are Italia and Irlanda.
- The meaning of the name Raisa: Rose