Lauren was born and raised in the Portland Metropolitan area. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from St. Martins’ University and was a competitive basketball player during both high school and college. Lauren brings a new perspective to the Victory Team, as she is on the Autism Spectrum. Lauren puts her novel experiences and compassionate nature to use to support children and teens with Autism, and she finds great joy in sharing and teaching the many coping strategies that have helped her navigate the world--without losing sight of what makes her unique.
Lauren is a Registered Behavior Technician. She currently lives in Tigard with her fiancé, rabbit “Sylvester”, and two birds,“Kiki” and “Tweety”.