| Real World Article
This subject has been distinguished as part of the real world and should not be taken as part of the fictional universe of the Flash Television Series.
Raised in Plano, Texas, Candice Patton continued her childhood dream of becoming an actress by attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A in Theater. It was here that she was scouted by The Young and the Restless for a CBS Soap Star Contest and flew out to Los Angeles to briefly join the cast. Candice finished her college education at SMU and moved to Los Angeles shortly after.