Sara (Springer) Valentine grew up in Austin, Texas and attended Lake Travis school where Rexanna Hawkins was her coach. Over the years, she and Coach Hawkins became great friends.
Sara attended the University of Texas at Austin and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 2004. She was in the Delta Delta Delta sorority at UT and was also very involved with her church through her college years.
After college, Sara went on to study law at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. She graduated from law school in 2007 and passed the bar that same year. After exclusively practicing family law for several years, Sara became Board Certified by the Texas Board of Specialization in 2014. Sara has practiced law her entire career at the firm Burgower & Rainwater, L.L.P. in Houston, Texas. Sara has previously served on the board of the Family Law Section of the Houston Bar Association, and she currently serves as a member of the Family Law Council of the State Bar of Texas.
In 2006, Sara married Glenn Valentine. They have a two year old son, Luke, and are expecting a daughter, Peyton, in February 2016. Sara and Glenn are members of Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas and are actively involved in church activities.