The girls originally assigned to share the suite with them were Alex Tabor (an aspiring actress), Leslie Burke (the daughter of a university donor) and Danielle Marks (the daughter of a federal judge).Danielle quickly transferred to a different school.Zack's homeroom teacher and history teacher, Miss Carrie Bliss, also helped provide a moral compass for Zack.During his junior high days, Zack was already doing much of the scheming, betting, and manipulation for which he became known." Zack's schemes, though amusing, often backfire, resulting in unexpected outcomes. He has gambled on football, chess, the future, whether he could skip school, and even on the day that Mr. However, when Zack went to Las Vegas with Kelly, he was not seen gambling. In the episode "The Last Dance (Season 2)," Kelly breaks up with Zack at the annual costume ball as her feelings for Jeff grow and hopes she can still remain friends with Zack. Zack is one of the most popular students at Bayside and is many girl's crushes.He was also a member of the glee club for a short time. Upon graduation, Zack was slated to go to Yale, having scored 1502 on the SAT, the highest of the gang despite his slacker reputation, and he was accepted to "Stansbury University" in his senior year.At the end of Saved by the Bell, Zack is planning on going to Yale but he ultimately attended Cal U with Slater, Screech, and Kelly.
The film Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas deals with the impending wedding of Zack and Kelly and all of the hijinks and pitfalls that occur on the road to and in Las Vegas.Screech and Lisa are among Zack's friends in these episodes.Other friends that are regularly featured are Mikey Gonzalez, a close friend who is often tied up in Zack's scheming, and Nikki Coleman, who often butted heads with Zack on many issues. Belding was the principal of JFK Junior High, and often had to deal with problems Zack had caused.Belding and Zack's team members were distressed because they thought there was no way they could win without Zack.Despite this success, Zack sometimes felt athletically overshadowed by Slater, who was the star of the school's football and wrestling teams.
Zack was also constantly pining for Kelly, coming up with new ways to try to win her over in many episodes and often battling for her affections with his on-again, off-again best friend A. Zack was a particularly involved high school student.