Laura was born and raised in Western New York where her parents, siblings, nieces, and nephews still reside. In 2006, she graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. After graduation, Laura moved across the country to beautiful San Jose, CA where she worked at a residential rehabilitation center for adolescents from 2007 to 2011. In 2012, the proximity of family eventually brought Laura back to the East Coast to begin Regent University's MA in Counseling program. Laura finds joy in reading books, coffee shops, and concerts. She also loves running, playing basketball, and going shopping.