Sabrina was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. In 2010, she landed her 1st acting role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), as a young victim interviewed by Detective Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni). Sabrina performed on a Chinese television station, where she sang "Something's Got a Hold on Me", by Etta James. She played "Young Chloe" on The Goodwin Games (2013) in 2012 and was a lead dancer for "Just Dance Kids 2". Sabrina also appeared in the Austin & Ally (2011) episode, Austin & Ally: Moon Week & Mentors (2013), as "Lucy Gluckman", in September of 2013. Carpenter's song, "Smile", was charted on Radio Disney and is on the Sofia the First (2013) soundtrack. On March 14, 2014, her song "Can't Blame a Girl for Trying" was released on Radio Disney and on iTunes as a debut single.