She loves Gemini men and is obsessed with Tupac.
She watched TD Jakes when she can't make it to church. She's Christian, but told Jet Magazine she considers herself more spiritual.
She absolutley loves Barbra Streisand.
She auditioned for 'ATL' five times and didn't have an agent before landing the role.
She got her boyfriends name tattooed when she was 16 and tells young girls, "Don't do it. 'Cause it hurts. The moment you do it, the next month, the next year, you'll be broken up - trust me - and cover-ups hurt. You can show your love in other ways. Ink is not it. Write it on a piece of paper and mail it to him."
Her dream role would be to play Janis Gaye in a Marvin Gaye biopic.
She says the serenity prayer to herself everyday.
She prefers to play her part in a role and leave it at that. Surprisingly enough, the actress says she has a hard time watching herself on TV!
She was born to an African-American mother, and a Jewish father. When Lauren was younger, she was teased from both sides of the family for not being "black" or "white" enough. As ab adult, Lauren now tells people that ethnicity is something that helps you to find yourself.
After attending Palisades High School for a little while, Lauren became homeschooled. Being homeschooled gave Lauren the opportunity to focus more of her time on auditions and gigs.