Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Saavan is a freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences. He intends to double major in economics and political science. After graduating from Penn, he hopes to attend law school and is especially interested in constitutional law. At Penn, he is also involved in the Undergraduate Econ Society, Penn Public Policy Consulting, Consult for America and Penn for Youth Debate. In his free time, he enjoys reading, hiking and traveling.