Lauryn Maleski is a full-time student studying Human Development at Binghamton University with the hopes of someday obtaining her Master’s of Social Work. She lives happily in Binghamton, NY with her emotional support cat, Pabu, during the school year and in Scranton, Pennsylvania during the summer. In December 2014, she was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, and in 2016 was diagnosed with binge eating disorder. At school, she is an executive board member of the campuss Active Minds, is a member of a Public Service Learning Community and prides herself as a Mental Health Advocate. In her spare time, she enjoys playing and listening to music, cuddling with her cat and going out with friends.