Oct. 10th, 1978
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
5' 5 1/2"
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- Once tap-danced on stage with famous tap-dancer 'Gregory Hines' (qv).
- Got her start as a tap dancer.
- Half Italian
- Parents are Sherman and Theresa. Younger brothers are Chaz and Nijel.
- Is from the Washington, DC metropolitan area, the same Metro area as 'Sandra Bullock' (qv), 'Alan Heitz' (qv), 'Martin Lawrence (I)' (qv), 'Dave Chappelle' (qv), 'Regina Hall (I)' (qv) and 'Dwayne Winstead' (qv).
- Lost out on the female lead role in _Light It Up (1999)_ (qv).
- She was named after Maya Angelou.
- Studied tap under 'Savion Glover' (qv) of "Bring On Da Noise, Bring On Da Funk" and has performed at places such as the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Smithsonian and the Shakespeare Theater.