How Lauren Mochen Beat Brain Cancer And Became A Top Influencer

The talented cancer survivor has made a career in social media.

(Lauren Mochen)

Presented by Tom White

Diagnoses of terminal illnesses in young people aren’t rare. Such a diagnosis can be devastating for families and friends. However, Lauren Mochen is a perfect example of someone who successfully overcame the odds to live life to the fullest.

From a young age, Lauren wrestled against people’s disbelief and confidence in her ability to amount to someone great. In fact, her family and friends thought she wouldn’t live past the age of 10. This is after she was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer during her early childhood. Yet, by defying all odds, Lauren went on to pursue a career at 19. 

The recent pandemic presented unprecedented difficulties and uncharted paths. Nevertheless, people rediscovered hobbies, learned new skills through online courses and YouTube, and discovered new talents. Lauren sought solace in social media, especially TikTok.

In the summer of 2020, she posted her very first video on TikTok, and in no time, the video had accumulated over six million views. This marked the inception of Lauren as a social media personality. Today, she has become a celebrated social media personality and amassed an extensive fan base.

The talented Lauren has risen to the top of social media platforms, especially TikTok and Instagram, by constantly producing captivating and entertaining content for her fans. To gain a massive following, content creators must stay in tune with trending topics and keep in touch with their fans by constantly producing videos. Lauren has mastered the intricacies of this strategy, amassing a cult-like following. Over the past year, she has accumulated over 750,000 on TikTok and 85,000 on Instagram.

Lauren advises young people to stand up for their beliefs regardless of anyone’s support. Lauren recounts her early days, when she was discouraged by people’s opinions of her opting for a social media career. But Lauren chose to stand firm in her passion. She points out the need to develop a thick skin, but says you should keep going and trust that it will pay off in the end.

The social media personality aspires to continue airing relevant content for her audience and keep them entertained. She also aspires to get into the fashion and modeling industry.