Understanding an ISFJ

Understanding an ISFJ

What is an ISFJ (Introvert, Sensory, Feeler, Judging)?

These “Defenders” are truly loving individuals. They’re actually quite analytical types, and while they’re introverted, they have great communication and people skills. They also tend to be receptive to change and new ideas but also enjoy structure when its given to them.

ISFJ are excessively kind, empathetic, and generous beings. They’re the “Defenders” because they defend the people around them. They make up about 13% of the population, which is a lot for one personality type. You can normally find an ISFJ involved in social work and academia. While they do tend to procrastinate, they are hard-working individuals who can be trust to get a job done well.

ISFJ Compatibility:

  • ESTPs (Extrovert, Sensing, Thinker, Perceiving) “The Entrepreneurs”
  • ESFPs (Extrovert, Sensing, Feeler, Perceiving) “The Entertainers”

ISFJ Career Paths:

ISFJ’s are most commonly found as a…

  • Dentist, Health Care Administrator, Nurse, Speech Pathologist, Vet, Physician, Physical Therapist, Nutritionist, Primary School Teacher, Counselor, Social Worker, Religious Educator, Funeral Director, Farmer, Electrician, Jeweler, Interior Designer, Biologist, Librarian, Curator, Historian, Officer Manager, Hotel Manager, Book Keeper, Tech Support Specialist, etc.

ISFJs You May Know:

Historical Figures: Jimmy Carter, Mike Pence, Mitt Romney, Rosa Parks.

Famous ISFJs: Halle Berry, Vin Diesel, Beyonce, Anne Hathaway, Selena Gomez, Christopher Walken, Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kim Kardashian, Tiger Woods, Jessica Simpson.

Fictional ISFJs: Catelyn Stark, Samwise Gamgee, Will Turner, Pam Beesly, Cho Chang, Cedric Diggory, Captain America, Brock from Pokemon, Hazel Grace Lancaster, Jay Gatsby, Ophelia.