Best known for playing Emma Nelson on Degrassi: The Next Generation, which began in 2001. In 2009, she appeared in the film Sea Beast.
She appeared on the cover of Reader's Digest in August 2007.
She became close friends with Charlie Bartlett actress Megan Park.
She had early success as a voice-over actress in the animated series Ripping Friends.
She dated Degrassi co-star Ryan Cooley.