Tristin Mays (born June 10, 1990) is an American actress. She has appeared in a number of television series most notably as Shaina in the Nickelodeon series Gullah Gullah Island and as Robin Dixon, the daughter of Marcus Dixon, Carl Lumbly's character in Alias.Her other television credits include Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Everybody Hates Chris, True Jackson, VP, Zeke and Luther, Big Time Rush and Victorious.In 1997, she joined the cast of Gullah Gullah Island replacing Shaina M. Freeman as Shaina. That same year she was cast as Nala in The Lion King on Broadway. In 2009, she was a series regular in the web series Private based on the novels of the same name. In 2011, she starred in the internet sitcom FAIL with fellow Gullah Gullah Island co-star Vanessa Baden.