Lauren Elizabeth Pena is the daughter of Lisa and Dr. Andrew Pena. She is a graduate of Eastwood High School and is currently a junior at the University of Texas at El Paso majoring in English. She is a Presidential Excellence Award recipient and maintains a 3.85 grade point average. Lauren worked for the Office of Accounting at UTEP and is also a teacher’s assistant for the UTEP Dinner Theater and also performs in the five full-length, professional shows. She is very proud of her faith and was selected to serve as the Director for a Teen’s Retreat in 2014 with St. Pius X Church. Lauren credits her parents for always pushing here to do her very best even when she felt she couldn’t. She loves El Paso, the culture and community is ready to represent the city and the Sun Bowl as best as possible.