Luke received Bachelor's degrees in English and Philosophy, with a teaching credential grades 6-12, from Northern Illinois University. After college, he taught Honors English at his old middle school (2012-14), which is where he found his passion to work with and teach middle school scholars. Once his wife graduated from NIU with her bachelor's in Special Education, the pair moved to San Jose, California to pursue their careers in education. Luke started teaching at College Connection Academy in 2014. Since then, he's taught Social Justice, English Language Development, 7th grade English Language Arts, Story Maker Animation, and Mindfulness.