Makena Lautner is the younger sister of actor Taylor Lautner. She is presently a student at Belmont University. Her brother, Taylor Lautner, is best known for his role in the Twilight movie franchise. Read on for a short bio on Makena Lautner.

Makena Lautner Wiki: Short Bio

Makena Lautner in front of a Volkswagen flower bus

Makena Lautner was born on May 6, 1999 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Deborah and Daniel Lautner. She was raised in Hudsonville, Michigan, a town near Grand Rapids. Her mother works at a software development company while her father was a Midwest Airlines pilot.

Lautner has Austrian, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, and Swiss ancestry and has part  Native American ancestry from her mother. Makena went to Valencia High School with her brother where she was a varsity volleyball player.

She had numerous opportunities to represent her school in various state level championships. After graduating, she joined Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. She is expected to graduate from Belmont University in 2020.

Makena Lautner was a varsity volleyball player in high school

Makena Lautner inspirational TED Talk

Lautner’s TED Talk, Unexpected, was shared on TEDx’s YouTube channel on May 24, 2016. The video already has more than 30K views.

Makena expressed that she derives her inspiration from the words of Ray Lewis. Her motto is: When you challenge a warrior, a warrior responds.

Who is Makena Lautner dating? Know her boyfriend

Makena Lautner on the beach next to boyfriend Jacob Moore

Lautner is presently in a relationship. Her boyfriend’s name is Jacob Moore. She met him at Belmont University. 

She often posts photos of Moore on her Instagram account where she has garnered over 93.5K followers.