Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 27: Isaac May

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 27: Isaac May

Decatur senior proves to be heart of Gator football defense.

Decatur High School senior Iaasc May, football, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 27.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: Math and video production.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Being with family and friends, watching film during the season.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My coaches, mentors and most importantly my parents.

Q: What is the best advice you’ve been given when it comes to your sport?

A: “Be better today than yesterday.”

Q: Describe your pre­-game ritual.

A: I [keep] to myself listening to music until we get on the field, then I’m the vocal leader.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “On the Road” by Post Malone feat. Meek Mill, Lil Baby.

From the sideline: Decatur senior Isaac May led the Gator defensive unit with 12 tackles for loss last week. Not only in the statistical categories, Isaac is the heart of the defense and an emotional leader of the team. He was part of the core group of Gators that spent many hours last spring and summer preparing for this season. His leadership both on and off the field help both his individual and team performance. Isaac is an exemplary scholar-athlete. He has earned a 3.481 cumulative grade point average in a college prep course load. Isaac’s class rank is currently 87 out of 365.

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