Karen is a mixed Japanese, Hawaiian and Caucasian model, actress, dancer and singer. She was born on the East coast, but primarily raised as an expat in Asia. She discovered her love of dancing at an early age and was quickly enrolled in every available ballet, tap and a jazz class. Karen attended an International school for many years before returning stateside to round out her education at a 4-year university. After graduation she spent three years traveling, training and teaching. During which time she was also pursuing her film & television career and appeared in a number of Bollywood musicals and a popular German film. Karen now resides in Los Angeles where she was most recently signed on to the production of Bad Luck Snakebite starring Danny Glover & Kevin Spacey, slated to begin filming later this year. She continues to follows her passions of creativity, movement and expression on a daily basis.