Sarah is 18 years old and has down syndrome, which comes with several challenges. Speech seems to be the most challenging but no question she always has a lot to say! Despite her daily challenges, she continues living life to the fullest and striving to reach new goals!
Sarah is a Junior in high school maintaining A’s & B’s and looks forward to attending college. She was recently nominated and won North Texas Lyric Theatre’s Schmidt and Jones Award for Best Female Ensemble Performer for her performance in Mary Poppins Jr.. She auditioned with 100 other models for Denver’s Global Down Syndrome Foundation Fashion Show fundraiser and was 1 of 20 chosen to model! Collectively, they raised $2.6million for Down Syndrome & Alzheimer’s research.
Sarah also cheers on a local team with special needs, which won the national champions in 2017. She loves all the typical teenage stuff; friends, dances, music, movies and just hanging out. She loves to travel with her family and attend church. Sarah is the angel that completes her family of 6 and her humorous and sassy ways continuously add joy, love and laughter to all her know her.
She’s working to become a strong advocate to help the world to become a more inclusive place for those with special needs. She aspires to be a model & actress and to someday get married. It’s quite apparent to all who know her that she loves life and inspires others to do the same everyday!