Born on May 22, 1974 in Ohio. She moved to Los Angeles at age five. She played in little league and was the only girl and received the nickname A.J. An algebra teacher suggested acting after A.J. was elected student-body president in 9th grade.
TV appearances include the Fox series "Drexell's Class" and noteworthy guest starring roles on "The Wonder Years," "In the Heat of the Night, "Blossom," "Baywatch," "Parker Lewis Can't Lose," and even "90210."
Film appearances include a starring role in Wes Craven's The People Under the Stairs and in You Thought Your Parents Were Weird.