Monkey D. He was inspired to become a pirate like his idol, Red Haired Shanks. Luffy constantly wanted to join Shank's crew but was denied because he was a kid.
Monkey D. Luffy
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Monkey D. Luffy ,  also known as "Straw Hat Luffy" and commonly as "Straw Hat" ,  is the main protagonist of the manga and anime , One Piece. He is the founder and captain of the increasingly infamous and powerful Straw Hat Pirates , as well as one of its top three fighters. Luffy is the son of the Revolutionary leader Monkey D. Dragon ,  the grandson of the Marine hero Monkey D. Garp ,  the sworn brother of late "Fire Fist" Portgas D. He is one of the few people in the world that carry the Will of D.
Monkey D. Luffy made his debut in One Piece Chapter 1 as a young boy who acquires the properties of rubber after accidentally eating the supernatural Gum-Gum Fruit. Born on May 5, Luffy dreamed of being a pirate since childhood. Roger as King of the Pirates. Luffy, captain of the Straw Hat Pirates , recruits crew members, fights antagonists, and aids and befriends the inhabitants of several islands on his journey. Usually cheerful, he becomes serious when he fights. Luffy uses his elasticity to concentrate his power, executing a range of attacks.