Lauren Fant is a 2018 graduate of Harris-State University with a bachelor's degree in education. She is a native of St. Louis where she graduated from Ritenour High School. While in high school, she served as a mentor to underserved youth. Lauren started her own mentoring group for young women and continued mentoring while attending Harris-Stowe. Through this mentoring group, Lauren now serves over 25 young ladies. In addition, Lauren works in her church and throughout her community."