She worked in the Information Technology Industry as a Network Technician and an Internet Systems Engineer in Silicon Valley.
She attended San Francisco's School Of The Arts High School in Dance
She was a singer in Shar Jackson's girl group MPULZ
At the age of fifteen, she worked with Luis Valdez's sons on a project that was written and directed by Chicano playwright Octavio Solis.
She was Miss Hawaiian Tropic 1st runner's up in the San Francisco Bay Area
She was a professional Hawaiian and Tahitian dancer
She was born on a military base in Fort Bragg, North Carolina to an American father of Dutch, Irish, English, Welsh, Native American descent, who resides in San Francisco and Asian mother of Korean and Japanese descent, who resides in Maui, Hawaii.
She was a member of the young people's musical theater company in San Francisco alongside alumni Tony Award winning Broadway actress Lena Hall from Hedwig and the Angry Inch and stand up comedian Amir Talai.
She competed in Tahitian dance competitions taking 2nd and 3rd places and performed for many years in that particular dance style. She was a professional Hawaiian and Tahitian dancer. She performed in "World Arts West", the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater, Carnival, and several other stage performances. She's worked with Spirit of Polynesia dance company, NÄ Lei Hulu I Ka WÄ"kiu, Kuma Hula Keali i Ceballos from Halau Keali i O Nalani Dance Company, and many more.
She grew up in a very multi-cultural household. Even though she being mixed with Korean and Japanese descent from her mothers side, she was also culturally influenced with the Filipino and Chinese culture. She has a step mother of Filipino, Chinese, Spanish descent.
She studied classical voice at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
While attending Abraham Lincoln in San Francisco, she was in the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program sponsored by the United States Armed Forces.
Was a member of the Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Company in San Francisco.