Blake says what he remembers most about his Dowling Catholic High School experience was, “The feeling of inclusion; sense of respect for God, all classmates and faculty; the highest academic and athletic standards; and the encouragement and support to become well rounded leaders for life.”
Blake earned numerous athletic honors while at DCHS, including being a varsity golf four-year letter winner, two-time varsity golf team captain, three-time first team all conference varsity golfer and two-time first team all state varsity golfer. During 2009, Blake was a State Champion varsity golfer, State Individual Golf Champion and Varsity Golf State Player of the Year. While at Iowa State University, Blake was a three year varsity letter winner, 2012 Bridgestone Intercollegiate team champion and two-time first team Big 12 Academic All American.
Blake owns the InXpress franchise, one of the two-time fastest growing franchises in the U.S. and the 2018 fastest growing franchise globally. Blake lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, and is engaged to be married to Taylor Gillotti, a 2010 DCHS graduate.