Staff, 2022-11-02 11:29:26,
By OLIVIA CASPER
KEARNEY – Bryant Isaacs balances cheerleaders on his shoulders while juggling an exercise science major and a food service job.
The junior from South Africa traveled to the United States to attend Mid-Plains Community College before transferring to the University of Nebraska at Kearney last year.
“My aunt came and visited me and wanted to know what I had been doing, and at the moment I really wasn’t doing anything besides working,” Isaacs said. “She ended up asking me if I wanted to study overseas, and of course, I said yes. Since I was little, I have always wanted to live there. I feel like it is where I was meant to be.”
In his second semester on campus, the UNK cheer team recruited Isaacs because of his strength, which he built up through working out.
“A senior at the time approached me because she and her coach had talked and had seen me powerlifting, so obviously I could lift a lot of weight,” Isaacs said. “The coach and I talked, and they offered me an awesome deal, and it has been a lot of fun.”
Isaacs jumped right into cheering for UNK in the middle of the season, even though he had no prior experience. He cheered at his first game a couple days after joining.
“Bryant brings such a unique energy and dynamic to the team,”…
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