Born and raised in Houston, TX, Liz has been focused on a career in acting since her 1st Grade teacher told her she was a "born performer." From that moment on she has been very passionate about acting. She has cultivated her craft through years of experience in the industry and a strong theater education foundation. She received her BFA from the University of Evansville (other graduates include Rami Malek, Kelli Giddish, Rutina Wesley, Carrie Preston & Jack McBrayer). She then went on to receive her MFA from UCSD where one of her most notable roles was Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night. After school she moved to Los Angeles where she has studied sketch and improv at both The Groundlings School and Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Currently Liz can be see playing Principal Biggs on the critically-acclaimed, multi award-winning ABC hit comedy Black-ish. She lives in Los Angeles with her partner and Shih Poo (Shih Tzu Toy Poodle) Maeby Jenkins.