A National Merit Finalist, Isaac earned summa cum laude on the National Latin Exam and maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school. At Samford, he received the Ruric E. Wheeler Medal and made the Dean's List each semester. Pursuing his love of the environment, he is active in Restoring Eden, Samford Outdoor Adventure Club, and volunteers at Moss Ross Preserve. Over the summer, Isaac worked at the City Market in Durango, Colorado. While there, he hiked one of Colorado's famous "Fourteeners," Windom Peak (14,088ft).