|Lauryn Mychelle Shannon|
|Born||January 7, 2000|
|Occupation||Student, older sister, aunt|
| June Thompson (mother)|
Michael Ford (father)
| Anna Shannon-Cardwell (half-sister)|
Jessica Shannon (sister)
Alana Thompson (half-sister)
|Ella Grace Efrid|
|Love Interests||Josha (fiancé)|
Lauryn Mychelle Shannon (born January 7, 2000) is an older half-sister of Alana Thompson. She is the younger sister of Jessica and younger half-sister of Anna. Lauryn is also the aunt of Kaitlyn Elizabeth Shannon, Anna's daughter. June is her mother and Mike Thompson is her stepfather. Her nickname is Pumpkin.
According to family legend, Lauryn was playing with a game system in 2006 or 2007 when lightning hit the house. This caused Pumpkin to be "electrocuted". These historic events have become the subject of song.
For her thirteenth birthday, Lauryn was excited to take on the challenge of devouring "Pigzilla," a four-pound sandwich served at Papa Buck's BBQ. Pumpkin failed to accomplish the task within the allotted time; however, she did become the only female to ever attempt the feat, as well as the youngest to try.
- She wants to go to beauty school.
- She earned the nickname "Chunkin".
- She was part of an etiquette class.
- She has a friend named Becky.
- She and her family members were recovering from injuries on her 14th birthday. The injuries occurred from a car crash and Pumpkin had chest bruises and panic attacks after this accident.
- Her favorite food is corn.
- She thought Anna was native.
- She fights with Jessica a lot.
- She was one of the bridesmaids at Anna's wedding.
- She had an accident where she almost lost her vision.
- In the watch-and-sniff promo she smelled whole milk.
- She also smelled Alana's fart in the watch-and-sniff promo.
- She also held some laundry for June to smell in the watch-and-sniff promo.
- She needs glasses.
- She shares a room with Alana.
- She kissed a giraffe.
- She used balls to knock down Anna.
- She breathed on June in the watch-and-sniff promo.
- Lauryn's room is painted Royal blue with dark blue handprints. Her name is written in bright orange.
- On her spring break this year she did a redneck hot tub and a houseboat vacation.
- She doesn't know how to cook eggs in a microwave.
- She received a lesson on table manners.
- She is friends with Tyson Jackson.
- She is almost a typical teen.
- She uses Instagram.
- She bullied two girls.
- She was 2 when Anna was abused.
- Her Instagram user account is be_brave14.
- In an interview it was relieved that Lauryn and Jessica have the same father, a child molester.
- She can't see very well because a key was thrown at her.
- She got a threat with her mother on Facebook.
- She recorded a song "Moving Up" with her sister Alana.
- She is bisexual.
- She has lost 26 pounds as of 5/21/15
- Her high school is Hampton High. She will be a freshman for the 2015-2016 school year.
- As of August 3rd 2015 this is Pumpkin's first time going back to school since the car accident in January 2014.
- She lives in Henry County.
- She went to Panama Beach for summer break.
- She was the first to discover that China was killed by a car.
- She got engaged at 16 to Josha Efrid.
- She and Josh had originally planned to save themselves until their wedding day.
- She is expecting her first child with her fiancé Josh.
- She had a gun stolen as well as her wallett and social security cards belong to her and her dead grand mother from SUV.