name: Lauren Spencer
Birthplace: Stockton, California
Live now: 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in Los Angeles.
Claim to Fame: Spencer, who goes by the name Lolo, is an actress, model, disability influencer, and witty, sex-positive freshman on HBO’s The Sex Lives of College Girls, which is currently in its second season. Best known for playing Jocelyn. maximum.
“Joseline was my college version,” she said. “I was always partying and having sex, maybe not as often as Joslyn.” Create and share fashion and dating tips on Instagram and YouTube. “I wanted to create content that would answer that question and ultimately dispel stereotypes about how people with disabilities live,” she said.
Big break: Spencer started her YouTube channel, Sitting Pretty Lolo, right after graduating from California State University, Northridge in 2012. The channel caught the attention of Tommy Hilfiger executives who hired her for her fashion campaign. With the help of her agent, she landed the lead role in ‘Give Me Liberty’. This is her 2019 independent film about Tracy, a disability advocate, and her relationship with a medical transport driver.
Latest projects: She recently voiced Jazzy in the Disney Junior animated series “Firebuds” about a team of first responders. Jazzy, who has spina bifida, uses both a wheelchair and a car. “It’s very important that children start learning about disabilities at an early age,” said Ms. Spencer.
In September, we launched Live Solo, an online resource that helps young people with disabilities become independent. “I wanted to challenge myself to see how I could have a greater impact on the disability community than just speaking in front of the camera,” said Spencer.
Do the following: Spencer will publish his first book, Access Your Drive & Enjoy the Ride, in February. “My goal is not to inspire anyone,” she said. “I’m going to share my truth — a different perspective on something that has long been misunderstood.” But she added, “If people get inspired, it’s dope.” rice field.
Disabled Dating: Ms. Spencer, who is single, said her wheelchair was not a device that was “no big deal” for her character Jocelyn. “But certain things they said or did made me feel like I didn’t fully accept the fact that I had a disability.”