Luke is from Coal City, Illinois. He enlisted in the Navy as an Aviation Electrician (AE) in 2009. He served overseas in Japan at HSL/HSM-51 from 2011-2014. Luke then served on-shore in San Diego at HSC-3 from 2014-2015, where he completed his military career as a Petty Officer 2nd Class. He is the recipient of multiple awards and decorations to include the Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award for the participation in Operation Tomodachi. During his time in the Navy, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Post University with an A.S. in Accounting. He is currently completing his B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) at Cornell University. Upon completion, Luke plans on studying for his J.D. at law school.