While studying there Gabrielle Union interned at the Judith Fontaine Modeling & Talent Agency to earn extra academic credits. Bring It On helped push Union into the mainstream and Gabrielle Union began gaining more exposure. This led to Union being cast in the CBS television drama City of Angels as Dr.
Among her notable roles is as the cheerleader opposite Kirsten Dunst in the film Bring it On. Union starred opposite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the blockbuster film Bad Boys II and played a medical doctor in the CBS drama series City of Angels.