Lorena Lizarazo was born in Medellin, Colombia. From a young age Lorena showed interest in art and sports playing basketball, swimming, gymnastic, skating, and taking dance, piano, modeling, and acting classes. Once she graduated from high school Lorena decided to enroll for a psychology career at USB University in her city, she enjoyed reading psychology and psychoanalysis books from a young age. After a couple of years Lorena realized she wanted to spend the rest of her life doing something that she was really passionate about, so she decided to pursue an acting career. Lorena took acting classes for a year at Central De Actuación, and then traveled to the United States to study acting for film at The New York Film Academy.