Lauren Campbell was born and raised in Jackson, NJ. She began her dance training when she was 5 years old and studied at All That Dance in Jackson, NJ under the direction of Joanne Edley. Additionally, she studied at the Wendi Sue Porter School of Dance in Howell, NJ under the direction of Danny Horstman. Lauren trained with and coached for the Lakewood Blueclaws Junior Dance Team and the Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team under the direction of Lou Jacobs and Lauren Galarza. Lauren was a Class of 2020 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University where she got her Bachelors degree in Entertainment Marketing and a minor in the Music Industry. During her time in Philadelphia, she started her teaching career at a local dance studio in the Philadelphia suburbs. Lauren now is an Operations Team Member and Assistant Event Director for Groove National Dance Competition. Lauren is so very excited to be continuing her teaching career and joining the Rising Stars family!