Mr. Isaacs had an 11-year career as a top-tier amateur cyclist. He earned two broze medals at the USA National Championships and numerous California State Championships medals. He holds a BA in Anthropology and an MA in Linguistics from California State University at Long Beach. He has been an EFL/ESL instructor at Meisei University and INTO-Oregon State University. He currently teaches English at the UNT x KGU Joint Program in Japan.