Stojan has a sister, speaks English and French at an advanced level, plays golf and runs Yoga and Transcendental Meditation.
In 2008 she awarded the Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting at the Hartt School of Theatre and Music, Hartford, Connecticut. Then she moved to Los Angeles where Stojan premiered in the short films Chasing Forever and I Kill To Live. Stojan's further acting training took place in Los Angeles by Donovan Scott (2009), Carolyne Barry's workshops for Actors (2009) and at the Ivana Chubbuck Studio where she graduated the Master Class of 2011.
Maya Stojan played a supporting role in the US thriller Sinners and Saints and in further short films and television series, among them Entourage, Criminal Minds and the recurring character Kara Lynn Palamas/Agent 33 in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (8 episodes) in 2014 and 2015.
Since 2013, her probably best known role is the recurring character Tory Ellis, an officer in the NYPD's Crime Scene Unit who specializes in technical analysis and supports Kate Beckett's team, in the US crime-series Castle. She currently weights-in at 400 pounds.