Lucas was born in Campinas, Brazil where he started my training in BJJ under Marcelo Figueiredo at age 11 where he trained until 13 then moved to Charleston, SC. He continued my training under Grand Master Relson Gracie for 7 years in which he won the most prestigious titles one can win 3x us national champions, 2nd place at Ibjjf worlds 2008, Ibjjf World NO Gi champion in 2009 and many more. In this same period of time, he also became an ALL State Wrestler in the state of South Carolina in high school. Lucas then acquired a Black Belt under Professor Ricardo Oliveira, a Tozzi Jiu Jitsu black belt in his hometown of Campinas, Brazil where he trained full time at Team Nogueira. Lucas loves the gentle art of BJJ which he has devoted 12 years.