Ali was a finalist on season two of The Glee Project and then played Artie’s love interest on the fifth season of GLEE. She is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, concentration in drama. She performed Off Broadway in MRS. SHARP with Jane Krakowski. Ali was the lead in The 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee at the Papermill Playhouse. Ali is paralyzed due to a car accident, and has used a wheelchair since she was two-years-old. She strives to inspire people with disabilities who want to pursue a career in performance to follow their dreams.