Lauren Draus grew up in the United States in the state of Pennsylvania. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Criminal Justice. In addition, Lauren also has a masters degree in elementary education with a specialty in special education. She worked in the inner city of New York for 3 years before moving to Costa Rica 2010. Currently, Lauren is a second grade teacher at Las Nubes School in Herradura. She is more than happy to be serving the Lord in Jacó and experiencing all God has for her life with her loving husband.