Shanice Antonette Banton (born December 8, 1992) is best known for her role as Marisol Lewis on Degrassi. Prior to Degrassi, Shanice appeared in the Lifetime Network MOW Reviving Ophelia and as lead roles in the theatre productions of Rent, The Music Man, Snow Angel, Ordinary People, The Suite Life, and Amen and Antigone. In addition to being vocally trained in R&B, soul and pop, Shanice enjoys swimming, running and cycling. Shanice is also a dancer. She, and former co-star Jahmil French, had recently completed filiming of a movie entitled, A Day Late, A Dollar Short, based on a novel by Terry McMillan, and co-starring Whoopi Goldberg; it is due to air in April.
Shanice is a Sagittarius.
Shanice shares the same birthday as Jessica Tyler, but is one year older.