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Sarah Hassan quits Kenyan TV, moves to LA for further studies

January 15th, 2016 2 min read


NTV’s Discovery +254 co-host and former Tahidi High actress Sarah Hassan has quit local TV and relocated to Los Angeles, US for further studies.

The sassy entertainer made the announcement on her website, revealing she had actually relocated with her fiancé, Martin Dale.

“Immediately I started to work, I started saving up for school fees and two years ago, I started filling out my application. Every other day I used to look at my application and work harder,” she wrote.

She says she got admitted to a LA academy early last year after Dale encouraged her to send in the application.

“From when I was young, in school and was able to understand film and TV, I always wanted to go to Film school specifically New York Film Academy in Los Angeles to learn and understand more, but some dreams take longer to accomplish,” she wrote on her website.


“I wouldn’t have been able to get this far without my mum, dad and my entire family who have always been there for me, supporting me every step of the way, not forgetting my closest friends, yes… you know who you are.”

The TV host who says that she was an active kid when growing up, adds that she loved mathematics and went ahead to study actuarial science at JKUAT Karen campus.

Sarah says Dale surprised her when he bought two air tickets to LA, and decided to move with her as she studies and tries to pursue her dream.

She concludes by saying, “It is a scary, exciting dream. A new chapter in my life and I am so grateful to God for everything he has blessed me with so far. 2015 was an amazing year, the love of my life Mr Martin Dale, proposing to me, and getting accepted to the prestigious New York Film Academy.”