Lauren Henderson: Employee Spotlight

Posted on Jun 22, 2016
Lauren Henderson: Employee Spotlight

Between her adept planning skills and extensive knowledge of the barrel racing arena, it’s safe to say that our very own Lauren Henderson has achieved her lifelong goal of becoming a cowgirl-businesswoman. Part country and part glamorous, she’s an expert with a contour brush and can tell you when you need an oil change. Read on to learn more about this sweet and stylish brand planner!

Kliff or Mike Leach?
Kevin Sumlin

What’s the most money you’ve ever drunkenly spent at McDonald’s?
Never McDonalds, always Whataburger, but usually I just raid the fridge for leftovers.

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Sephora and YouTube videos about beauty products.

Who would you let punch you directly in the face?
A plastic surgeon.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
A cowgirl and businesswoman…at the same time and in that order.

If there was a movie produced about your life, who would play you and why?
Hayden Panettiere…if she can handle Nashville she can handle the story of a blonde chick, fire-fighter, horse and a dog named Charlie Bug.

What’s the greatest lesson you’ve ever learned?
I’m not in control so quit trying to be.

What are you secretly good at?
I can tell you all about the composition of motor oil, your car’s maintenance intervals and how an engine air filter works but if your car breaks down you should still call a mechanic.

Three things you can’t live without?
Ripped jeans, cheetah flats and wide-open spaces.

What was the last picture you took on your phone?
A picture of a horse I have in training with me named Vegas.

What do you hope to teach people?
God has a plan for your life that’s bigger and better than you can imagine…let Him work.

One thing you wish you knew in college?
You’re not supposed to have it all figured out…take the good, push through the hard, embrace every opportunity that comes your way and roll on.

What’s your spirit animal?
I want it to be a unicorn but probably something loyal like a dog.

What book are you currently reading?
All the Light We Cannot See

What’s your favorite song right now?
Record Year by Eric Church

What do you do for fun?
Anything that involves spending time with my friends and family, adventuring Texas or riding horses.

First thing you thought of when you woke up this morning?
Five more minutes.

Favorite country to visit, or wish to visit?
I would love to visit Germany and more of Europe, but somewhere tropical sounds good too.

Favorite movie of all time?
Sweet Home Alabama

Favorite disney character?
Anna from Frozen

Favorite website?

Cutest thing on planet Earth?
Puppies and Black Angus calves

What was your strangest previous job?
I used to work on and provide content on an automotive motor oil account.

Tell us something we don’t already know about you:
I ran cross-country in high school but I’m pretty terrible at all sports.