Jenks senior accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools

By: Melodie Pennington


JENKS, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • Jenks senior Sarah Cameron got into all 8 Ivy League schools
  • The first letter came from Yale, the other 7 contacted her Thursday
  • She narrowed her choices to Yale, Princeton and Harvard


A Jenks senior’s options opened wide last week after accomplishing a rare feat.

Sarah Cameron boasts a long list of extracurricular including academic clubs and an impressive tennis career.

Now, she can brag about her 8 college acceptance letters- all to Ivy League schools.

She joins a short list of teens who accomplished the feat- including fellow class of 2017 senior Ifeoma White-Thorpe from New Jersey.

Cameron first received her acceptance letter from Yale. Thursday, seven more letters told Cameron they were pleased to inform her of her acceptance.

In just under a week, she narrowed down her choices to Yale, Princeton and Harvard.

Further exploring her options, Cameron plans to visit the schools in a few weeks before making her choice.

She told FOX23 that being born and raised in Jenks, she felt excited to explore a new part of the country and bring Oklahoma pride to the northeast. 

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