Date of Birth4 May 1992, Sarasota, Florida, USA
Birth NameAshley Nicole Rickards
Height5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
Ashley Nicole Rickards is an American actress. She graduated high school at age 15 and is currently a member of MENSA. She has been in various films and television shows portraying a wide variety of characters, most notably "Fly Away", in which she portrayed Mandy, a severely autistic girl. She is also the lead character, Jenna Hamilton, in MTV's "Awkward." A former competitive equestrian, Ashley is also on the board of directors for Project Futures Somaly Mam Foundation, which works to prevent and end human trafficking and sexual slavery in south east Asia and soon, worldwide. Ashley writes poetry, scripts, and short stories in her spare time.
An animal lover, Ashley rides, trains and carts horses and enjoys sharing her pets with others through pet therapy programs that focus on the disadvantage and special needs children as well as the elderly.
Ashley took Polish as a language in high school and graduated with honors.
Ashley is a member of MENSA.-
Where Are They Now
(January 2009) In Wilmington, North Carolina filming One Tree Hill.-