Vuković was involved in basketball, track and field. A native of Ruma, Serbia, Vuković studied management and minored in economics at Mount Mercy. He's been named to the Dean's List, was awarded the Most Improved Player during the 2012-2013 men's basketball season, and was part of the men's basketball team that traveled to the NAIA national tournament in 2013.
He transferred to Mount Mercy after studying at a community college in Maryland for two years. After taking the summer off to return to Serbia, he hopes to return to the United States and begin looking for a job while pursuing his master's degree. He believes the education he received at Mount Mercy has given him a unique opportunity to stand apart from others and demonstrate quality leadership skills.