Lauren is from Raleigh, NC. She is a biological sciences major at NC State University; earning her pre-veterinary requisites with a minor in psychology. She hopes to continue onto vet school after obtaining her bachelors degree. She has also completed an internship in shelter medicine at Wake County Animal Center.

Lauren has two dogs (Toby and Sadie) and five cats in her family; as well as a flock of ducks. She has had a love for animals from a young age. She is also a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women. She enjoys crafting, yoga, reading, singing and dancing.