Lawrence is a California native, though he has lived in the Jacksonville area for over a decade now. He is currently a junior double majoring in English and Economics. Lawrence has been most involved on campus through the Hicks Honors College and Student Government, having served as Deputy Elections Commissioner before moving up to Elections Commissioner. Following graduation Lawrence intends to pursue a degree in law from New York University and practicing law in the New England area. In his free time, Lawrence is either cooped up reading a good book or watching horror movies. His favorite activities include learning to cook, debating hot topics, and writing poetry or short stories.