She graduated from a private high school in Los Angeles, where she became best friends with Michael Jackson.
They remained close friends until his death in 2009.
Critics have stated that the character quickly assumed the role of the show's "hunk" and "bad boy".
Ash is tough and independent, resilient and focused.
His storyline continued to be centric to Brax's story.
The show later developed a relationship storyline with Denny Miller (Jessica Grace Smith).
His ex, Brooke Mc Pherson (Alyssa Mc Clelland) returns, telling him he is the father of her son Charlie.