"I'm very new to this, it's very surreal right now," Spencer, 18, told PEOPLE at the Golden Globe Awards Party Honoring Young Hollywood.
Chimed in Woodard, 57: "I told Mavis, it's just like your Grandma's cocktail party, find someone who is interesting and have a chat."
"She really is a Renaissance woman," mom continued to gush. "She is a nationally ranked equestrian, she's a show jumper, she's a Shakespeare savant, and she's a beautiful actor."
– Michelle Ward