Tristin Mays, popularly known by the nickname Trizzio is a popular American actress well-known for her appearance in the popular series “The Vampire Diaries” as Sarah Salvatore and her portrayal of Riley Davis’s character in the series “MacGyver” gave her further recognition and international fame.

Mays is also a model who was assigned to Ford Modeling Agency. She was considered one of the talented and popular child models during her time.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Tristin Michelle Mays
Tristin Mays
Nick Name
Birth Date
10th June 1990 
Age (as of 2022)31 years old
Birth Place
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Michael Mays and Viveca Mays
Jeryn Mays
Vista del Lago High School
Zodiac Sign
5' 4½" feet
(1.64 m)
54 kg (119 lbs)
Body Measurements
35-24-35 inches
Social Media
Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
Actress, Former singer and Model
Net Worth$1 millon


Bio and Nationality

Tristin Michelle Mays was born on 10th June 1990 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She was born to Michael Mays and Viveca Mays, who has been very supportive since childhood. She grew up in Staten Island, New York, along with her brother, Jeryn Mays. When she turned 13, her family moved to Moreno Valley, California.

Mays was born and raised in the United States. Thus she has American nationality. However, Mays belongs to a mixed race and has African-American ethnicity. She has also confessed that she belongs to African, American, Indian, and French.


How old is Tristin Mays?

Mays is 31 years old, and she will be celebrating her 32nd birthday in June 2022. Although Mays may look small and young, she is already in her 30s. She has an amazing body proportion measuring 35-24-35 inches. We can often see her flaunting her body in bikinis. However, she has never posed for nude pictures.

Tristin Mays and her pet dog in 2018
Tristin Mays and her pet dog in 2018 Source: Instagram

Mays looks are often compared with Panam Palmer’s character from the videogame Cyberpunk. May acknowledged the resemblance and admitted to it on her Twitter.



Tristin Mays was educated at Vista del Lago High School in Moreno Valley, California. However, she didn’t continue her further education but rather continued her modeling career.


Who is Tristin Mays dating?

Mays is currently single, and there has been no update regarding her current relationship. She was previously in a relationship with DeAndre Yedlin, a soccer player. However, since then, Mays hasn’t confirmed her relationship with anyone.

Tristin Mays and her ex-boyfriend, DeAndre Yedlin
Tristin Mays and her ex-boyfriend, DeAndre Yedlin Source: Global Stardom

Modeling and singing career

Mays first started her career through modeling. She was a successful child model who gained the opportunity to appear in several brand commercials. Mays was also the brand member of the singing group Jane 3 alongside Jerika Scott and Earanequa Carter.

With the three members, including herself, Mays released several songs and music videos which we can still find on YouTube.


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Instagram and other social media

Tristin Mays is an active social media personality as she enjoys posting pictures of her work and personal interests. She has over 485 thousand followers on Instagram(@tristinmats). She is also famous on Facebook with over 76 thousand followers and Twitter(@Trizzio) with over 70.6 thousand followers.


Tristin Mays movies and tv shows

After her successful modeling and notable singing career success, Mays got the opportunity to debut in acting. She made her first acting debut with the television movie “Harambee!” as Angel in 1996. Following year, she appeared in the series “Gullah, Gullah Island” as Shaina. Her next appearance was in 2001 in the tv series “Alias,” followed by smaller roles in “Ned’s Declassified School of Survival Guide” and “Everyone Hates Chris.”

Tristin Mays and Jessie Tusher for Shaft premiere in 2019
Tristin Mays and Jessie Tusher for Shaft premiere in 2019 Source: Instagram

Mays also appeared in several short films, of which her performance as Charlotte in “Breathe” got her Best Actress award in 2019. Some of Mays’s major television appearance includes “Fail,” “Supergirl,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Tagged,” and “MacGyver.” She has played the role of Sarah Salvatore in 


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Is Tristin Mays leaving Macgyver?

Mays landed her breakthrough role as the main character Riley Davis in the series “Macgyver.” The series started in 2016 and was loved by the audience.

In 2021, Mays posted a series wrap on 24th March 2021, which raised questions to fans if her character was dying on the series or Mays herself had quit the series. However, the series officially ended in 2021. Hopefully, new seasons will come up in the upcoming year.


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