She was born and raised in Westwood. She attended the University of Southern California and majored in screenwriting, graduating with distinction in 2008. She received the Jay Roach screenwriting fellowship and placed third in the scriptwriting contest "Scriptapalooza".
She has worked as an assistant on several television shows including Dexter, Lie to Me, and Miami Medical. She became a writing assistant for the second season of Human Target in 2011. She co-wrote the season finale with Executive Producer Matt Miller.