David, a National Achievement Finalist, was Valedictorian of his graduating class and received the Beeson Exceptional Scholarship to attend Samford. While at Samford, David has balanced academics and campus and community involvement well. He is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, serves as the Social Chair of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, and is a Samford Student Liaison, connecting Samford to service/nonprofit organizations in the Birmingham community. He currently serves with Habitat for Humanity and Big Brothers Big Sisters on a regular basis. This past summer he participated in enzyme research in the Biochemistry and Chemistry departments at Samford.