Lani grew up in the small town of Seneca, MO and after graduating high school, moved to Joplin, MO to attend college. She graduated from Missouri Southern State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2017. Lani has worked in property management for eight years in the Joplin area but has always felt a calling to help others and make a positive impact in the world. In 2022 Lani felt that it was time to find a new career path that truly aligned with her values and found that new path with Restoring Hope.
Lani lives in Webb City, MO with her dog and three cats and enjoys reading, watching movies, searching for new records to add to her vinyl collection, and spending time with her family and friends.