Move on over, Alicia Vikander — who's starring as the main role of Lara Croft in the upcoming Tomb Raider film — because we have a real-life Army vet named Lauren Young who may be better suited for the character. And that's because, after coming across Lauren's hot Instagram pics, we had to do a double-take and make sure that she isn't actually the badass lady.
The beautiful U.S. Army veteran, Lauren, honorably served in the 485th Military Police Company from 2011 to 2012 while deployed in Afghanistan. She's now back in the States and living the ordinary civilian life, but, don't be fooled, because she's still a gun-shooting, sexy All-American gal. No, really, Lauren Young is nothing close to ordinary.
Currently attending college at The University of Nevada-Reno, focusing on a double major in both pre-law and psychology, Lauren Young is, not-so-shockingly given her good looks, a model on the side. But, with everything that Young does, it's not your typical modeling. Lauren poses with some heavy duty firearms, and, even if you're not so much a gun person, she makes them look damn sexy.
When Maxim asked Lauren what she found so hot about guns, her response was about as perfect as one of her hot Instagram moments. Here's what she had to say:
"Guns are a lot like art. You can design them, you can modify them to fit you, and they can come out looking pretty damn sexy. Gun porn is certainly a thing! There is also something sexy in knowing how to handle any firearm. I can say that I do feel sexy when holding a gun because it facilitates my confidence in that I can protect myself and handle something potentially dangerous. Guns serve that dual purpose — they are sexy in themselves and you can feel sexy shooting them."
We thank Lauren for her service and wish her nothing but the best in her future! Something tells us that, no matter what gets thrown her way, she's going to conquer it head on and come out on top. After all, that's what badass people do, right!?!
Lead image via misslaurenvictoriaa.