Her father added that Conrad "wasn't a great student [and] wasn't that interested" during her childhood, although noted that "we figured out along the way that she was an artist and her real love was fashion." Alongside eventual castmates Lo Bosworth, Kristin Cavallari, and Stephen Colletti, Conrad was educated at Laguna Beach High School.
In 2004, they starred in Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, an MTV reality television series which documented their lives during high school.
Conrad -- who just added a line of bedding to her Kohl's collection -- also spoke to Us about the possibility of returning to reality TV.
PHOTOS: Lauren Conrad's 10 best hairstyles ever "I was out to dinner last night with Trey Phillips, who I did  with, and we were talking about how it was such a unique time.
"We didn't know what we were really doing, so I think it was this very interesting time where people didn't have ulterior motives.