Lucas is a North Carolina native, born in Raleigh and raised in Apex. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Sports Management along with a minor in coaching. He was a member of the varsity soccer team as a four year starter and a captain his senior year. Upon graduation Lucas pursued his master's degree in Sports Business at New York University with a concentration in collegiate and professional sports operations. He graduated from NYU in May 2013 and currently resides in Apex.