Actress and singer who starred as Maya Hart on the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World . She released her debut EP Can't Blame a Girl for Trying in 2014, followed by the albums Eyes Wide Open (2015) and Evolution (2016).
She guest-starred in a 2010 episode of NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit .
She had a recurring role on the Fox series The Goodwin Games and appeared in a 2013 episode of Orange Is the New Black .
She was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She has two sisters named Shannon and Sarah as well as a half-sister named Cayla . Her mother's name is Elizabeth and her father's name is David.
She received third place in a competition for young vocalists that was sponsored by singer Miley Cyrus ' official website.