1976 - Born on October 19th in The Bronx, New York. American actress and former fashion model.
- Discovered by a modeling scout from Next Models Management and subsequently pursued a career as a fashion model in Paris.
- Her slender yet classic beauty got her an exclusive contract with prestigious brand names such as Tommy Hilfiger and the Victoria's Secret lingerie catalogue.
2001 - Joy's acting debut came in Robert Townsend's "Carmen: A Hip Hopera".
2002 - Made her big breakthrough in Denzel Washington's directorial debut, "Antwone Fisher".
2003 - Co-starred with Jessica Alba in Bille Woodruff's romantic drama "Honey".
2005 - Appeared in high-profile films such as "The Skeleton Key", "London", and "Get Rich or Die Tryin'".
2008 - Engaged to be married to Dave Pope.
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