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Issac Hernandez

President; Student Researcher

Brookings Mountain West


Issac Hernandez is a first-generation senior who is majoring in Economics and Political Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He currently serves as CSUN President and was the former President of the UNLV Economics Club where he now serves as the senior advisor. He has volunteered at local food banks, supported churches, and advised small businesses on growth ideas in his hometown of Las Vegas. Issac, a product of an immigrant family and a young mother's sacrifices, has a strong interest in academics and has worked relentlessly to encourage students to participate in RSOs, community service, and consistent communication with professors, department chairs, and government officials.

Issac is a contributing researcher and co-author to the Data Hub, a collaborative initiative between Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute, which provides web-based access to timely data and information related to the Las Vegas metropolitan statistical area, the State of Nevada, the Mountain West region, and beyond.