Tristin Mays

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Tristin Mays
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Tristin Mays, 2011
Born (1990-06-10) June 10, 1990 (age 24)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1996–present

Tristin Mays (born June 10, 1990) is an American actress and singer. She has appeared in a number of television series most notably as Shaina in the Nickelodeon series Gullah Gullah Island and as Robin Dixon, the daughter of Marcus Dixon, Carl Lumbly's character in Alias.

Her other television credits include Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Everybody Hates Chris, True Jackson, VP, Zeke and Luther, Big Time Rush and Victorious.

In 1997, she joined the cast of Gullah Gullah Island replacing Shaina M. Freeman as Shaina. That same year she was cast as Nala in The Lion King on Broadway.[1] In 2009, she was a series regular in the web series Private based on the novels of the same name.[2] In 2011, she starred in the internet sitcom FAIL with fellow Gullah Gullah Island co-star Vanessa Baden.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Harambee! Angel TV film
2011 Hot Dog Water Julia Short film
2012 Thunderstruck Isabel Sanchez
2012 She is Not My Sister Megan
2013 House Party: Tonight's the Night Autumn Rose Direct-to-video film
2015 The Wedding Ringer Cute bridesmaid
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Gullah Gullah Island Shaina Series regular
2001–2004 Alias Robin Dixon 3 episodes
2006 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Bernice Episode: "Substitute Teachers and the New Kid"
2008 Everybody Hates Chris Jenise Huckstable Episode: "Everybody Hates Homecoming"
2009 Private Taylor Bell Series regular; web series
2010 True Jackson, VP Hailey Episode: "My Boss Ate My Homework"
2010–2011 Zeke and Luther Monica Lopez 3 episodes
2010 Big Time Rush Stephanie King 4 episodes
2010 Kelly Brook's Cameltoe Shows Herself Funny or Die skit
2011 Victorious Sherry Episode: "Prom Wrecker"
2011 FAIL Alicia Series regular; web series
2011 Kicking It Vanessa / M.C. Episode: "All the Wrong Moves"
2012 The Newsroom Karaoke Girl Episode: "The 112th Congress"
2015 The Vampire Diaries Sarah Nelson/Salvatore Recurring role; 6 episodes


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