Lauren was born and raised in Greenville, SC. She graduated in 2016 from Columbia International University, majoring in Communications and Bible. Shortly after graduating, she moved to Raleigh to work with RUF at NC State University. After finishing her internship, she worked at Church of the Good Shepherd in Durham as their youth ministry intern. She is passionate about students knowing the Lord personally and falling deeply in love with him. Lauren enjoys traveling, going to concerts, and finding the best coffee shops.