Before signing with WWE, she wrestled for various promotions, such as PWA, AIW, and NECW. In 2015, she signed a developmental deal with the company and was sent to NXT. After signing, she was used as an enhancement talent and was renamed as Aliyah. In 2016, she started appearing on NXT television and house shows.
She faced various NXT superstars, such as Liv Morgan, Ember Moon, Peyton Royce, Billie Kay, Io Shirai, Kairi Sane, Rhea Ripley, and Dakota Kai. In 2020, she aligned herself with the Robert Stone brand. After failing to impress him, they removed her from the group. At NXT The Great American Bash, she teamed with Stone to face Ripley and lost.
During the Draft, Aliyah was drafted to SmackDown. She teamed up with Sasha Banks and Naomi for tag and six-woman tag matches. She was announced for Team SmackDown at Survivor Series. However, Sonya Deville removed her from the team. She last teamed with Naomi and lost to Natalya and Shayna Baszler.