Rocky, one of Laguna’s “good girls,” has led a paparazzi-free life since graduating Laguna Beach High. A photograph of Rocky was included in an exhibit in 2008 called “Extraordinary Women.” She currently resides in San Diego and became engaged to Nathan Freischlag in May of 2011.
*Note: She looks exactly the same as she did back in her Laguna days!
Breanna, known for being Lauren’s little sister, has remained out of the spotlight since her Laguna Beach days. After graduating from Laguna Beach High, she attended University of California, Santa Barbara. Breanna also had a short-lived clothing line inspired by Laguna Beach, called Breanna Couture. She will celebrate her 22nd birthday next month. Breanna is still friends with Lexie Contursi.
After graduating from Laguna Beach High, Lexie went on to pursue her dreams. Lexie has modeled and her ultimate career goal is to be a professional dancer. After graduating, she studied and danced at Edge Performing Arts Center for a year. In 2010, Lexie auditioned for “So You Think You Can Dance” and had callbacks in Vegas, but didn’t make it as a contestant. However, in 2011, Lexie was a backup dancer for Katy Perry at the Grammy’s and in Katy Perry’s “California Girls” music video. In the “California Girls” music video, she can be seen wearing a short, blonde bob wig. Lexie is still friends with Cami Edwards, Breanna Conrad, and Kyndra Mayo.
Midway through the third season of Laguna Beach, rocker Chase Johnson’s band Open Air Stereo signed with Epic Records. Open Air Stereo was a band founded by Chase and some of his friends, including fellow Laguna Beach castmate Kelan Hurley. After performing on MTV, Open Air Stereo sold out 10 shows at The Trobadour, a legendary nightclub in West Hollywood. In 2007, Chase moved to LA. In 2008, he attended the Invisible Children Acoustic Benefit at The Trobadour and in 2009 hosted “Rock The Smile,” a benefit for Operation Smile. Open Air Stereo (originally called Stulpigeon), which was formed in 2001 and released an EP in 2005 and went on a hiatus in 2008 when Kelan Hurley and his brother Braeden left the band. In 2010, the band started up again, replacing Kelan and Braeden. Along with restarting Open Air Stereo, Chase also started a new band, Hard James, in March of 2010, but Hard James has been mostly inactive since December of 2010. Chase played a small part in a 2008 episode of Call 911. He founded and operates a writing & production company that focuses on music. Chase continues to work with his band Open Air Stereo and currently lives in LA.
Kyndra Mayo, leader of the Laguna Beach power clique, graduated from Laguna Beach High in 2007. Kyndra went on to attend and graduate from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. In 2009, Kyndra and Laguna Beach best friend & castmate Cami Edwards started an upscale jewelry line called Like Beau. However, the jewelry line has since become defunct. Kyndra is currently living in Laguna Beach and is a photographer. She and Cami are still best friends and Kyndra is rumored to be in a long-term relationship with a Laguna Beach resident, Nicholas Lopez.
While it was incredibly difficult to find information on Taylor Cole, we did find out a bit. After graduating from Laguna Beach High, Taylor went to University of Arizona. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. While at the University of Arizona, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. In 2008, Taylor was an intern at TLC Handbags by Home & Style for four months. In 2009, she worked as Assistant Sales Coordinator at RVCA Clothing. Taylor worked as the Communications Coordinator in 2010 for Incipio Technologies. Taylor is currently still working at Incipio Technologies but has since been promoted to Marketing Coordinator. Taylor still lives in Orange County and remains friends with Alex Murrel.
Laguna Beach’s Alex Murrel has been quietly dabbling in fame since her stint on MTV. Alex has released two singles to the radio waves, gaining some success. Her first single “Hello” was a hit in Orange County and was actually featured on Laguna Beach, though her second single “Best Friend“ was only played once on the radio. At one point, Alex was signed to Warner Bros. Records but was rumored to be dropped from the label in 2009. In 2006, Alex performed in the “Seventeen Rock Your Prom Tour.” In April 2009, Alex starred in direct-to-DVD film, American High School with Laguna Beach costar Talan Torriero and former cast member of The Hills, Brian Drolet. Alex also appeared in The Guardians (2006) and Action News 5 (2009). In 2012, she will act in horror film, Love Written In Blood. Along with music and motion pictures, Alex has acted in community theater. Alex is currently rumored to be in a relationship with someone named Kyle Johnson. Alex and castmate Taylor Cole are still best friends.
Laguna Beach’s ultimate badboy Jason Wahler hasn’t had the easiest path since his appearances on the show. After Laguna Beach, Jason Wahler spent 9 episodes on The Hills winning back and dating former flame Lauren Conrad. In 2007, Jason was a cast member on tv show Celebrity Rap Superstar and claimed Bubba Sparxxx as his mentor on the show. Jason was eliminated in the fourth episode. In 2009, Jason has a small part in the movie 2 Dudes and a Dream, written by former cast members of The Hills, Brian Drolet and Jordan Eubanks. Most recently (2010-2011), Jason was on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew. Because of Jason’s intensive drinking throughout the years, has the liver damage of a 50-year-old. Beofre seeking help, Jason had accumulated 6 alcohol-related incidents. Despite working on his real-estate license and trying to stay out of the spotlight recently, Jason is slated to be in upcoming film Paradi$e. Jason is currently sober and working on settling down into a more calm lifestyle.
Laguna Beach’s Jessica Smith has led quite a normal life since her drama-filled high school days. While Jessica was arrested for a DUI in early 2007, she did settle down afterward. In October 2009, Jessica married Michael Evans and took her husband’s last name, legally making her Jessica Evans. Later in 2009, Jessica appeared on The After Show. Just under a year after the wedding, in September of 2010, Jessica and Michael had a baby.