Luke grew up boxing, being trained by Jim Sheridan, Arnold Tatro and Randy Feeley. After winning the Golden Gloves in 2011, he joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served four years with the 3rd Battalion 6th Marine Regiment. During this time, he advanced his knowledge of hand to hand ground combat tactics. While deployed on the 24th MEU, he had the opportunity to train Marine Corps Martial Arts instructors and Scout Snipers how to box. He is a registered Level 1 Coach with USA Boxing.