Sarah M. Pennington, USA National Miss Heart of the South 2020, is a 21-year-old college student attending SCAD, the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. She is pursing a BFA in Film & TV with a minor in Business Management and Entrepreneurship with the hopes of becoming a film director. In addition to her academic endeavors, Sarah spends much of her time involved with motivation speaking. She is a passionate advocate on behalf of mental health and invisible disabilities, and enjoys sharing her story of courage and self-love with the hope of inspiring others. Sarah loves to travel with her service dog, Daisy, across the United States as she speaks to groups of all ages and sizes. One of the highlights of Sarah’s career thus far has been her appearance on the Megyn Kelly Today Show where she discussed breaking barriers as a pageant girl.