Maren was born in San Jose CA and moved to the San Lorenzo Valley when she was 5.
She was raised in the Valley and attended Boulder Creek Elementary,
San Lorenzo Valley Junior High, and graduated from San Lorenzo Valley High School in 1997.
After high school Maren went on to the University of
California Santa Cruz where she received a BA in Business Management Economics.
She opened her own business in 2004, which she owned and operated before having her first child in 2011.
In 2012 she began attending Boulder
Creek Community Church where she was baptized in 2013. She began working as the church's Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper in 2013.
She lives in the San Lorenzo Valley with her husband and three children.