Lauren Grissom

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Lauren Grissom
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Lauren Blair Grissom
1985 (age 28–29)
Shelbyville, Tennessee, U.S.
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue
Title(s) Miss Tennessee USA 2006
Major
competition(s)
Miss USA 2006 (Top 15)

Lauren Blair Grissom (born 1985) is a beauty queen from Shelbyville, Tennessee who has held the Miss Tennessee USA title.

Grissom won the Miss Tennessee USA title in a state pageant held in Clarksville on 7 October 2005.[1]

Grissom represented Tennessee in the Miss USA 2006 pageant broadcast live from Baltimore, Maryland on April 21, 2006. She placed as a semi-finalist in the nationally televised pageant, which was won by Tara Conner of Kentucky.

Grissom graduated from the The Webb School in Bell Buckle, Tennessee in 2003, after which she signed with manager Marcia Weissman and lived in New York City and Los Angeles for several months auditioning and working as a model. Lauren has also modeled in Nashville, Atlanta, Chicago, Shang Hai, China, Mexico, and Las Vegas. She has appeared in 16 music videos, including those for Jake Owen, Keith Urban, Bon Jovi, and Uncle Kracker, to name a few. Lauren has also been in 5 commercials, countless print ads, 2 movies, and fashion shows around the world. She came home to continue her education at Middle Tennessee State University as an art major before transferring to study Interior Design.[2] She now has a degree in Interior design from O'More College of Design, and is doing event planning in the Nashville area.

Grissom appeared in the second season of VH1's reality show You're Cut Off! 2 in 2011, A show that features nine young women who thought they were going to be featured on a show called America's Next It Girl. They are surprised instead to be informed that their families have cut them off from their money due to their spoiled ways, will be required to participate and pass an eight week life coaching program in order to be taken back, and that the series will chronicle this process.

Her other hobbies and interests include painting, knitting, traveling, skeet shooting, snow skiing, and basketball.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rose, Kay (2005-10-10). "Lauren Grissom named Miss Tennessee USA". Shelbyville Times-Gazette. Retrieved 2006-12-20. 
  2. ^ Whittle, Dan (2005-10-30). "MTSU student reaches first goal". The Daily News. Retrieved 2006-12-20. 

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Preceded by
Amy Colley
Miss Tennessee USA
2006
Succeeded by
Rachel Smith