Nia is a multi-hyphenate performer, skilled entrepreneur and social justice advocate. Nia has entertained across the globe since the age of 8, as an original cast member of Lifetime's docu-series, Dance Moms, and continues to evolve as an entertainer in film, television and music. With an established impressive resume, Nia's most recent work includes the lead in an original Lifetime movie, Imperfect High, and a critically acclaimed original Facebook Watch series, Dance with Nia, in which she stars in. Nia released her first children's book, "Today I Dance," in 2021 and is currently working on original new music and upcoming film projects.
After graduating high school in the spring of 2020, Nia's focus and determination rewarded her with an acceptance into the UCLA Bruin family. She is currently a full-time college student. With her many passions, Nia continues to break the mold with her outlets of creative expression, entrepreneurial endeavors, and active stance on social issues that she believes in.
Being a strong role model to young women is important to Nia, and she often speaks to kids about how they can "star in their own lives," a message dear to her. Nia started a weekly #RoleModelMonday tribute on her social media to recognize those that are making a difference and social impact. She is passionate about raising awareness for reflex neurovascular dystrophy (RND,) anti-body shaming, and anti-bullying. Nia is currently based in Los Angeles but frequently visits her hometown of Pittsburgh.