A 2017 graduate of Bronx High School of Science, where she played tennis for head coach Jeff Maneker … Concluded prep career ranked No. 71 nationally by tennisrecruiting.net, No. 11 in the Middle Atlantic states and No. 2 in New York state in her respective signing class … Was ranked as high as No. 21 nationally … Won the G-12 National Championship … Received the High School All-American Award … Also won numerous sectional and regional titles … Earned the 2016 All-American Award … Earned Most Valuable Player award … Won the New York City Public Schools Athletic League singles championship as a senior in 2016 … Was a PSAL doubles finalist as a sophomore in 2014 … Guided the Wolverines to PSAL championships and finals of the Mayor’s Cup in 2015 and 2016 … Member of National Honor Society of High School Scholars … AP Scholar with honors … Earned the Excellence in Epidemiology Award … Honor Roll student.
Born Sarah Rahman on September 28, 1999 in New York City … Daughter of Mohammed Sohel and Beatrix Rahman of East Elmhurst, N.Y. … Has an older brother Jesse … Hobbies and interests include exploring, traveling, taking photos, shopping, eating and hanging out with friends … Favorite sports figure is Serena Williams … Favorite sport other than tennis is volleyball … Favorite sports memory was winning a G12 National after pulling through several third set tiebreakers and winning her first regional tournament in Pennsylvania … Fell in love with Columbia University from the first time she visited in the second grade when her artwork was on display in one of the university’s art galleries … Committed to Columbia in March 2016 … Chose Columbia because of its strong academics and athletics, invaluable core curriculum and location in New York City … Chose Columbia over offers from Cornell, Harvard, Brown and Dartmouth … Enrolled at Columbia College.