Blake is originally from Owensboro, Kentucky. Since 2008, Blake has been heavily involved in the marching arts. In 2013, he performed with Music City Drum and Bugle Corps from Nashville, Tennessee. He went on to perform with Spirit of Atlanta in 2014 and 2015 and served as section leader in his last year.
Aside from his performing career, Blake has been an active designer and educator for both indoor and outdoor ensembles across the country, earning various State Championships, State Finalists and BOA Regional Championships/Finalists. He has worked with groups such as Cab Calloway School of the Arts, Murray High School, Mayfield High School, Reeths-Puffer High School, Greendale High School, Ohio County High School, and many more. Previously he has taught at Pacific Crest (‘16), Music City Drum and Bugle Corps (‘17/‘18) and now Spirit of Atlanta in 2019.
Blake attended Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky where he studied Graphic Design and Advertising. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with his dog Nia and teaches at Round Rock High School and Westwood High School.