Life and career
Howard was born and raised in Inglewood, California. She attended El Camino College.
In 2006, Howard was one out of 500 actors chosen to try out for the ABC reality show I Wanna Be a Soap Star 3, but did not make it on the show. She had an uncredited role in the 2008 remake of Prom Night. In 2008, Howard's roommate showed her an ad on Craigslist where Lionsgate was holding auditions for the VH1 acting competition reality TV show Scream Queens. She had no acting experience but auditioned and was cast. Howard spent five and half weeks competing in weekly challenges with nine other actors and won the competition earning a role in Saw VI. In the film, she played the part of Simone. She reprises her role in Saw 3D, released on October 29, 2010.
|2009||Saw VI||Simone||Role earned by winning Scream Queens TV series|
Nominated–Scream Awards for Most Memorable Mutilation
|2010||Saw 3D||Simone Bethson|
|2009||The Wendy Williams Show||Herself/Guest||Aired October 20, 2009|
|2009||Made in Hollywood||Herself||Episode #5.5|
|2010||The Mo'Nique Show||Herself/Guest||Aired October 28, 2010|