What is it like to be a firefighter?
Isaac: So every day is different. The job is not like your typical regular job that you walk into, and you expect the same thing over and over and over again. Right. This is how we respond to medical calls, we respond to vehicle accidents. We respond to fires. We answer anything that calls for 9 11, and it doesn’t matter what time, you know, we’ll be there, whether it’s 1:00 a.m.
3:00 AM doesn’t matter. It is our job to respond. So we live in the fire station. It is like a second home for us. We have a team that we work with. And then we pretty much got there around 8:00 am Going through our entire day. We cook, we clean at the fire station. We make calls throughout the day.
Like I said, you never know when to expect a call because nobody understands; you know, it’s a 9 1 1 system. That’s how it works. But almost all the time. Yes, our life is online and not every day. But there are times when we have to fertilize down the line, and it’s part of the job, which we all understand when we get involved.
But it’s, it’s the price we pay. But it is also an enriching career. You know, you can make a big difference in people’s lives. I mean, what more significant difference can you make when people need you? You know, they, they’re calling out to you in their most fantastic time of need, and you’re there. That’s right, it’s extraordinary.
But like I said before, unless it’s a lot. We see a lot of things that we know a lot of people will never see when it comes to, like people getting hurt or people dying and things like that that can change your life. And it’s great because it opened my eyes just to, you know, be grateful for what I got.
Significantly, I would say a lot of energy and adrenaline is always there, but yeah. We respond like I said to home fires, I’ve been to a lot of home fires. I can’t even count how many I’ve punched holes in ceilings and shot the top off. But yes, definitely a rewarding career.
So stuff like that. That, you know, I see the real world, and then you have social media. That’s not it, not really; you want to put there. So it’s the opposite, which helps me stay grounded. But being a firefighter is really what I love to do. But social media is a place where I can go, you know, and share that with others and just play a positive role.
How did Isaac get started as a firefighter?
Isaac: So, I have two older brothers, I’m part of eight brothers, but my two older brothers, one of them decided to start.
He went to the fire station and started interacting with them, and he came home and talked to us about what it was like. And I found it very interesting. So I decided to check it out too, you know, I took a walk, I went out with a team and I felt like that was the thing to do.
So I jumped. And from then on, I studied when a university studied for that. God my associates I got my EMT and they hired him early on because that’s what I wanted. These dollars cost, and then chasing after it, you know, I was constantly working on it, being persistent and dedicated to it. This is a very competitive field today for my department; we only hired about 300 and about 50,000 applied.
So. It was an important number, and that’s how it all started with my older brother. And I just fell into the right place at the right time.
What makes you go viral among your 1.8 million followers on Tik Tok?
Isaac: I’m great at planning things. So it all starts here. Right. I see something I like and then I put my little spin on it.
I’m thinking about it well, how can I do it? My version. And I tried to post that, and the best quality I’m big on is just providing good quality content. I mean, I have a good camera. I spent a lot of money on my camera. I spent money on equipment and all that because if you have it, the big platform gives people something to watch and gives them something to enjoy.
You know, not just, just throw random stuff. It’s okay. Occasionally. Give the audience, you know, a movie, give them something special, something unique that not everyone can do. What I love to do on my social media is what I stick to is consistency in bringing quality content over quantity.
So quality over quantity is what I like to say when it comes to content because you know if you have a great platform and people are watching, you give them something good. And how, how do you create that good, good content? How is that process? So the whole process starts like I said, thinking about it, you know, starting to plan things like, what do I want people to like, look like, or what do I feel like people want, you know, what’s going? out there, what’s in fashion.
You have to go with the trends. People love the moves. There’s a reason they go off and explode, you know? So you try to find that friend, and you try to put your own little twist and your own unique twist on it, which people will love, you know, especially if you have a wide audience that will help tremendously.
I understand that sometimes you’re going to do things because of trends where you copy people, and that’s fine as long as you give them credit. But I would say fair. Follow the instructions and then give them your own little unique twist and make it your version, you know, it’s yes.
Right. But I do believe in finding ways to put a little spin on your thumbnail versions – excellent and fair side of the media. So aside from that, I know you mentioned that you want us to talk specifically about you, who you are. Yes. So tell me a little more about your background.
Isaac’s goal outside of social media
Well, right now, I’ve been traveling a lot doing a bit of that. I’m looking to launch a new fitness app program, which should be available in the next few months or so on clothing lines because I’ve worked in real estate on the side.
And yes. The biggest thing I would say right now is to try to maybe even be in a TV show or a movie and all of that. And I think that would probably be the most significant next step for me. I was close to getting on. I got an offer to be on a TV show. But it had to get over him. It was a great opportunity, but it just didn’t feel right.
The app will not be like your regular training app. It’s going to be like total access to my life. The questions and answers are memorable, like traveling behind the scenes, special meals, you know, everything that will span almost my entire life, but in very, very quick access. So I’ll throw it away.
Therefore, only a limited number of people will be able to be part of that subscription. But they will have unique access to my personal life.
So I’m just focused, you know, I’m trying to challenge myself every day. One step at a time, you know, that’s how I see it. You are a young guy. You’re young. Where do you see? Yeah, that’s super young. Where do you see yourself in about ten years? That’s one of the hardest questions for me to answer because I tell people you never know how much you’re going to accomplish, especially in the line of work that I do, you know, I see things and I’m like, man, what? what does that mean?
What happened to me? And things like that. But I would just say that 10 years from now, I just want to be the best version of myself. That’s what I tell people, you know, I want to be me, but that best version. So that’s what I pursue every day. I’m chasing Isaac Ramirez, the best performance.
I do not want to be like the others. I don’t want to be like this. Someone I’ve seen on TV or whatever is them, you know, I want to be me. I want to be the best version. And this is how I see myself in 10 years. Yes. Maybe being a little more. very well I would say this more freedom free, you know, and do what you want when you want.