Shantel VanSanten is an American model and actress, who is best known for portraying Quinn James in ‘One Tree Hill.’

As a model, she has graced covers of various magazines, including Teen Vogue and Seventeen.

Shantel VanSanten was born on 25 July 1985, in Luverne, Minnesota, U.S.

Growing up in Spring, Texas, she attended Incarnate Word Academy and later went to Texas Christian University.

At age 15, she started her career as a model for the Page Parkes Management.

She appeared on the NBC’s reality TV series, Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Model Search in 2005.

In 2008, she starred alongside Mischa Barton in a drama film, You and I, a film adaptation of the Russian novel, t.A.T.u Come Back.

VanSanten played Lori Milligan in The Final Destination, the 4th installment of the horror movie franchise.

She appeared as a series regular in the 7th season of The CW drama series, One Tree Hill, where she portrayed the role of Quinn James.

Her role in the series continued till ninth season.

VanSanten starred as Christine in the 2014 psychological horror movie, Something Wicked, the last film to feature late actress Brittany Murphy.

She had a recurring role as Detective Patty Spivot in the CW series, The Flash.

Since 2017, she has been playing the lead role as Julie Swagger on the USA Network series, Shooter.

The 32-years-old actress was once mistaken to be in a relationship with her ‘One Tree Hill’ co-star Robert Buckley.

They have been good friends for over 8 years.

She was rumored to be dating Michael Johnson from 2008 to 2009 and James Lafferty from 2009 to 2010.

Apparently, she is single at present and is focusing on her career.