Lauren was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. Shortly after graduating, Lauren relocated to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to earn her Master of Education in Sports Management from Millersville University. During her two-year Master’s program, she served as the Graduate Assistant for Intramural and Club Sports. Lauren came to the University of Central Florida in 2021 and currently serves as the Coordinator for Intramural Sports and RWC Park. In her free time, Lauren enjoys working out, cooking/baking new recipes, and completing DIY projects.