Assia Lau'ren is an Actor, a Published Author and a Photographer. She was born in 1992, in Baltimore, Maryland, and grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia. After high school she attended and graduated from Howard University in 2014, and from there, she commissioned into the US Army as an Officer. Assia served for six years on active duty; first in 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), then in 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne). She left the Army in 2020 as a Captain to pursue her career as an artist.