Blake was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to New Jersey in January 2023, specifically to take on his role of Director of Operations for Boca Recovery Center in Galloway. Blake has been working in substance use disorder treatment for the past 4 years. He began his career in treatment in California, holding various positions including Behavioral Health Technician, Insurance Collections, Administration, and Program Director.  Blake has been in recovery since 2019 and credits his ongoing sobriety to finding a spiritual way of living through the 12 steps.  When he is not working, Blake enjoys time with his family, and spending time with his two young daughters.