|“||No. You’re right. But it’s so hard out there. Everyone stares. I felt like I was suffocating.||”|
Sage grew up very close to her sister, although the two had social cliques at school, their bond is strong. She is the younger of the two and always feels that she is the black sheep of the entire family. Her father is a detective and her mother is a professor at the University of Philadelphia. Sage has a close bond with her paternal grandmother, Marla Cummings.
Before the death of her parents, Sage was described as a star-student and athlete, having minimal friends and relationships. Even though Sage was one of the most intelligent and athletic girls at school, she was caring, sweet and loyal. She was one of the many girls envious of her sister until she met Josh Collins. Sage moved with her sister from Philadelphia to Lockwood to live with her uncle, Ted Cummings. Despite being very sure of herself, Sage does begin to show a bit of strain when she and Tessa find out about their parents' car accident. Sage and Tessa subsequently enrolled in Lockwood High School where their parents went to school. Upon moving, she left behind her best friend and boyfriend, Josh. In her new town she was reunited with her cousin; Liam, whom she hasn't seen in over 7 years.
Sage is a sophomore at Lockwood High School and is initially portrayed to be sweet and lovable. She is smart, athletic, compassionate, caring and friendly. She can be very vulnerable at times. She is a straight A student and loves book club, art club, music club and sports. She is confident, calculating and stands up for herself, showing her determination and courage. She is very protective of her family and friends, and can come off as being bossy at times, but only because she wants to protect them. Her strong instinct has often led her to certain discoveries.
Sage has golden blond hair; which is mostly straight, blue eyes and a heart-shaped face. She has a curvaceous frame with slim, shapely legs. Her skin is light with a milk and rose complexion which sums up her innocent and playful personality.
Tessa and Sage are fraternal twins. The two don't get along very well, but are forced to move together and be there for each other when their parents die in a car accident. Sage feels that Tessa is all that she has, and the two really bond while adjusting to life without their parents.
Kurt is Sage's father. He is Sage's biggest motivator and supporter mainly because he believes that his girls can do anything;especially when they work together.
Elizabeth is Sage's mother. She is very caring and loving, which is a trait she passes down to Sage.
Liam is Sage's cousin. The two never considered each other as friends until she moved to Lockwood. Liam has always been a real jerk to her growing up, realizing this when he sees her after her parents die. He decides to bury the hatchet between to the two of them and start over fresh.
- Main article: Ted/Sage Relationship
Ted is Sage's uncle and the two do not speak to each other frequently. It is shown that she is a little hesitant to talk and get comfortable with him. Ted hasn't visited the family in 4 years.
Marla is Sage's grandmother. Marla is very supportive and loving to Sage, and helps her with most of her problems. Marla visits Sage at least once a week, until the time of her parents death. Sage and her grandmother are close, but she has always felt that Marla doesn't like her as much as Tessa or Liam.
Josh is Sage's boyfriend and their relationship started prior to the pilot and before she moves to Lockwood. Sage and Josh meet in marching band her freshman year of high school. The two of them rushed into a relationship, when they both fell in love with each other. It is revealed later that Sage was never sexually involved with him.
Josh Collins is Sage's boyfriend prior to the pilot, and before she moves to Lockwood. Sage and Josh meet in marching band her freshman year of high school. The two of them rushed into a relationship, when they both fell in love with each other. It is revealed later that Sage was never sexually involved with him.
- Start: Prior to Pilot (1x01)
- The meaning of Sage is "port for limestone or chalk".
- Sage was born May 18 and is a Taurus.
- Sage only has one other sibling, Tessa, which is her fraternal twin.
- Sage's favorite color is yellow.
- Sage lost both of her parents in a car accident.