She is a three time Diva's Champion and holds the record for the longest Divas Championship reign in WWE History.Mendez enrolled in a wrestling school in March 2007, where she trained for six months before her first official match.Mendez attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in New York City where she majored in film and television production and writing until family and financial issues led to her dropping out six months into her studies.
Her victory made her the first FCW Diva to have held both the Divas Championship and the title of Queen of FCW.
The pairing advanced to the second round by defeating The Soul Sisters (Jana and Latasha), where they lost to The Beatdown Betties (Roxxie Cotton and Annie Social).
At the second taping later that same night, Miss April lost to Hosaka in a singles match.
In June 2010, she appeared at Raw house shows, acting as the hostess, and also acted as the ring announcer at an FCW show.
The following month, Lee and Serena interrupted Naomi during a promo, and Lee watched while Serena attacked Knight, turning Lee into a villainess.
Mendez signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment on May 5, 2009, and was assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling, WWE's developmental territory.