Hinton was discovered at a wedding at age 14 by a talent manager. She later appeared in three television commercials and had roles on Baywatch and 7th Heaven. She did not start modeling until age eighteen. In 2010, she was the face of a marketing campaign for the Palms Casino Resort. Hinton has also been a reporter and interviewer for event series such as Victory Poker and ESPN Top Rank Boxing. She has interviewed professional players and celebrities such as Dan Bilzerian and fighters such as Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley.