Lauren grew up in Duncanville, TX. She attended Texas A&M University in College Station (WHOOP!) where she graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Community Health in 2006. She later attended El Centro College and graduated with her associates in nursing in 2010, going on to work in the Emergency Department at Children's Health Dallas for the next 9 years where she worked as a critical care and trauma nurse. In December 2018, she graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Masters of Science and became a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practioner, specializing in primary care.

Lauren has been married for 14 years to her husband Jason, who works in healthcare management. She has three beautiful kids, Mckenzie 13, Roman 10 and Jaxton 8. During her free time, she enjoys watching her kids play sports, traveling, spending time with her fur babies and being outdoors.