Lauren Nicole Bolen was born on April 30, 2001 in Rockville, MD to Brian and Karen Bolen. Currently, Lauren is a junior at Brunswick High School and she will graduate from high school in 2019. Lauren's cumulative GPA is a 4.0.
Lauren's mom put Lauren into gymnastics class when she was five years old and she fell in love with the sport. She has been training at Frederick Gymnastics Club in Frederick, MD her whole gymnastics career.
As a level 5 gymnast in 2010, Lauren finished sixth in the all-around and fourth on balance beam at the State Championships. In 2011, she placed second in the all-around with a 37.050, first on balance beam, second on floor exercise and third on uneven bars at the Level 6 State Championships. Lauren moved up to level 7 for the 2012 season where she finished eighth in the all-around and fifth on uneven bars at the State Championships.
Lauren moved up to level 8 for the 2013 season where she placed second in the all-around and fourth on vault and uneven bars at the State Championships.. At the Region 7 Championships, she finished seventh in the all-around with a 37.800, second on vault and sixth on uneven bars. In 2015, Lauren finished third on uneven bars, fifth on vault and tenth in the all-around at the Level 9 Regionals.
As a first-year level 10 gymnast in 2016, Lauren finished sixth on uneven bars at the Region 7 Championships. In 2017, Lauren finished in the top ten in the all-around and sixth on uneven bars at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 7 Championships, finishing in the top 15 in the all-around and sixth on vault with a 9.450.
Currently, Lauren is preparing for the 2018 season as a level 10 gymnast. She trains 22 hours per week at Frederick Gymnastics Club in Frederick, MD under coach Larisa Firestone Dittman. Lauren would like to obtain a Division I college gymnastics scholarship.