Lauren is a lifelong resident of Booneville and Prentiss County. She and her family have deep roots in Prentiss and Alcorn Counties. She is the daughter of Travis and Tami Childers.
Lauren has both a Masters Degree and Bachelors Degree of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi. She finished at the top of her class and was selected along with nine others into the University Hall of Fame. She attended Northeast Mississippi Community College and is a proud Hall of Fame graduate of Booneville High School.
During her time at Ole Miss, Lauren had the honor of serving in many leadership roles and participated in numerous clubs and organizations.
While obtaining her Masters degree, Lauren worked with the Office of Admissions at Ole Miss recruiting high school students and helping families with the college search process.