Tristin Mays is an American actress from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Growing up in New York City, Tristin was with the Ford Modeling Agency where she quickly became one of the top child models in the country. She would later land several national commercials such as Kraft Cheese, Play Skool Kool- Aid, Sunkist, ROSS, McDonald’s and Hershey’s. Tristin was also in several Broadway productions to include Disney’s, “The Lion King” as “Young Nala”. Her television credits include a starring role as “Shaina” on Nickelodeon’s “Gullah Gullah Island”, “Everybody Hates Chris” as “Jenise Huckstable”, and the multi-personality bully, “Bernice”, on Nickelodeon’s “Neds Declassified”. She also appears often on Disney XD’s “Zeke & Luther” as “Monica Lopez”, “Big Time Rush” as “Stephanie King”, “True Jackson VP” as ” Hailey”, Disney XD’s “Kickin’ It” as “Vanessa Love”, and ‘Victorious” as “Sherry”.
Tristin was once in a singing group called “Jane3″. The group was signed to Jive/Zomba records with a single produced by T-Pain and Marques Houston called “Screensaver”. The video can still be seen on Youtube along with several of her other projects. While working on an accessory design patent, which Tristin later secured, her mother suggested she start her own company. Nicknamed “Trizzio” as a little girl by her dad, Tristin chose “Trizzio” as her business name. She specializes in handbags, jewelry, clothes & accessories, and has her products on display at her small boutique in Riverside, CA.
Tristin’s most recent work includes a starring role as “Isabel Sanchez” in “Thunderstruck”, alongside Taylor Gray and NBA star, Kevin Durant. She also stars in “House Party-Tonight’s The Night” as “Autumn Rose”.
Tristin can currently be seen playing the role of Sarah Salvatore in the CW TV series The Vampire Diaries.