Lauren York is a 22-year-old model who hails from North Las Vegas. She is an active print and runway model who has shot for GUESS and Monster Energy she has also established a large social media fan base. Some of her modeling goals include walking the runways of New York and Miami Fashion weeks. She is also an avid beauty blogger and enjoys building her brand and sharing her experiences on lifestyle, fashion, and beauty. Lauren takes pride in being fearless and standing up for what is right, and she likes to take bold risks in her style and career. Her passion and drive have allowed her to reach her goals without reservation, including achieving her dream of competing on the Miss USA stage. With the title of Miss Nevada USA, Lauren hopes to share her story of being hit by a drunk driver 6 years ago. Following her accident, she became a Victim Impact Speaker and advocate for the organization Mother Against Drunk Driving (MADD). She hopes her story can bring awareness to the problem of driving under the influence. Lauren is inspired by women who do it all, balancing a career and family. She believes being confidently beautiful is embodying your own individual worth and value, and seeing beyond societal ideals. When Lauren isn’t working, she enjoys traveling and recently spent three weeks in South Korea. Her favorite book is “You Are Special” by Max Lucado.