Luke grew up in Walhalla/Cavalier ND. He attended Jamestown College graduating with a degree in Health and Physical Education. He was a member of their wrestling team, serving as the team captain. He volunteered much of his free time with youth athletics and sports management at the YMCA in Jamestown, ND.
In 2003, Luke moved to Minneapolis and attended the Univ. of MN, graduating with a degree in Mortuary Science. In 2009, Luke and his wife, Dana moved to the Chippewa Valley. Together they have two sons, Riggins and Isaac, and reside in Lake Hallie.
Luke spends many nights and weekends playing softball, boating, riding motorcycle, but most of all, he cherishes his time spent with his family and friends. Luke, is a member of the Eagles Club in Lake Hallie, where he currently serves as a the vice president. He and his family attend Central Lutheran Church.