She was one of just three survivors, and the only Red Squad member, who survived the destruction of the Valiant. (DS9: "Valiant")
Collins was played by Ashley Brianne McDonogh. It is unclear why she was granted an enlistedrank when, as a cadet of Starfleet Academy, she should have been granted a provisional officers rank. It could be conjectured that she was an underclassman at the Academy, while the cadets who were granted provisional officers ranks were upperclassmen.