Elena's once modeled for the clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch.
The first rock concert that Elena attended was The Beastie Boys.
Elena is good friends with TV cousin Van Hansis.
Elena loves to make jewelry.
Elena's pet dog is named Papi Chulo.
Elena's favorite band is The Killers.
Elena's hobbies are thrift shopping, museum shopping, and being outdoors.
Elena's father is a law professor.
Elena auditioned for the role of Jade via videotape, because she was living in Germany at that time.
While in high school, Elena appeared in productions of Misanthrope, The Heidi Chronicles, and The Owl & the Pussycat.
Elena attended LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts.
Elena's favorite website is ebay.com.
Elena's favorite Desperate Housewife character is Lynette.
Elena: (on her ATWT co star Van Hansis) Van and I get along so well. We goof around and have a similar sense of humor.
Elena: (on her ATWT character) When she sets her eyes on something, she will go about achieving whatever that goal is, however she can possibly can. Within means, within means.
Elena: (on her favorite band) I'm really into The Killers. Their new album is amazing. There's not a lot of people that you can say validly are a band. There are a lot of musicians or performers or artists, but The Killers, they're a band. And I think they're great.