Savannah Pender started her dance career at the age of five with Beaufort Academy of Dance under the direction of Aleisia Ashlaw. Savannah grew up dancing competitively with Beaufort Academy of Dance's Competition Team at the age of seven, until she graduated from the Thomas Heyward Academy. Savannah received a $100,000 Dance Scholarship from SCAD, where she chose to pursue a degree in dance and performing arts.
She recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she focused her studies on choreography, ballet, musical theater, and contemporary dance. Savannah studied and trained under The Joffrey Ballet. She has done choreography for several dance studios, student films and local productions, and worked full time on Fox Searchlights feature film "Gifted."
Savannah is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild.