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The Rasouls Delight
in Calling Carmel Mountain Ranch
Their Home

The Rasoul family delights in calling Carmel Mountain Ranch their home, and they’ve been happily ensconced in the area since 2002. The patriarch, Sam, even earns a living extolling the virtues of his community. As a realtor/partner investor with Keller Williams Realty in Sabre Springs for the past 20 years, Sam is one of the top selling agents representing the 92128 zip code, and has sold roughly 700 homes in his career. His wife Jessica, who assists Sam at his office, stated, “Carmel Mountain Ranch is ideal for us.”

Considering the parents have great pride in their chosen neighborhood, it’s inevitable that they are actively involved in keeping their community wonderful. Sam serves on the Carmel Mountain Ranch Community Planning Council, and is on the Board of Directors for Carmel Mountain Ranch Little League. Jessica volunteers at her children’s schools, and admitted, “My primary focus and love is being an amazing mom and wife.”

The Rasoul children (Jalen, 13, Josh, 11, and Jenna, 8), are just as active as their parents. All three participate in Christian Youth Theatre, with Jalen showing a particular passion for performing (when he isn’t busy showing off his volleyball skills). Josh is the baseball player of the bunch, and is also a surf fanatic who can’t get enough of the beach. Jenna’s particular obsession is horseback riding, and she takes riding lessons two to three times a week.

family_-_Rasoul-56Speaking of horseback riding, the family owns a horse and frequently attends to it at the Poway ranch it’s boarded at. Or, as Sam confessed, “Jessica and the kids do all the horse activities while I take pictures and maybe ride for a bit.” The parents’ roles are reversed when all head out to the beach. Jessica laughed, “Sam and the kids surf and boogie board, while I tan myself and read.”

Pleased that they can be at a horse ranch and at the beach on the same day, the Rasouls can’t praise their home base location enough. Sam explained, “Carmel Mountain Ranch is close to shopping, parks and schools, and it has easy access to the 56 and 15 freeways.” When the family just wants to lay low and enjoy their local hangouts, you can find one or more of the Rasouls satisfying their taste buds at Jamba Juice, Tutti Frutti Yogurt, Thaigo Restaurant, Chick-fil-A
or Oggi’s.

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Parents: Sam Rasoul (42), Jessica Rasoul (42)

Community: Carmel Mountain Ranch since 2002

Hometown: Sam – San Diego, Jessica – San Bernardino

Profession: Sam – Realtor/Partner with Keller Williams Realty, Jessica – Team Member of Keller Williams Realty, Mom, Wife

Children: Jalen (13), Bernardo Heights Middle School; 8th grade. Josh (11), Bernardo Heights Middle School; 6th grade. Jenna (8), Highland Ranch Elementary School;
3rd grade

Pets: Dogs: Pete and Willie (both Chiweenies); Cats: Scooby and George

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