Blake is originally from Owensboro, Kentucky. 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 instructor for both indoor and outdoor. He has an extensive background designing and teaching for competitive/WGI groups across the country.