By Roxy Simons For Mailonline
Published: 10:19 GMT, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 10:19 GMT, 8 January 2020
Damian Hurley detailed his 'indescribably challenging' year as he reflected on 2019 in a candid post.
The model, 17, looked back on his woes and highlights from the year by sharing a series of snaps to Instagram on Tuesday, which saw him pose beside his mother Elizabeth, 54, and friends.
Writing about his experiences in the last year, Damian said: 'I'm aware that this is slightly late, but it's taken me a while to put these pictures together.
Candid: Damian Hurley detailed 'indescribably challenging' 2019 as he shared snaps with friends and mother Elizabeth on Tuesday, and vowed 2020 will be his 'best year yet'
'The past year has been a strange mix of events- both unbelievably incredible and indescribably challenging.
'Whilst I've accomplished so much that I'm proud of, my friends and I have all also been through things that I sincerely hope we'll never have to experience again.'
Trying to be positive in spite of his apparent woes, the aspiring actor added: 'Regardless, 2020 has now well and truly begun, and I have no doubt that it will be our best year yet.'
Seemingly returning to his post a few hours later, Damian gushed: 'EDIT: I WROTE THAT AT 2AM LAST NIGHT FEELING INCREDIBLY ELOQUENT AND NOSTALGIC- TRANSLATION= HAVE THE BEST YEAR EVER.'
Moving: Writing about his experiences in the last year, Damian said: 'My friends and I have all also been through things that I sincerely hope we'll never have to experience again'
Reflecting: Damian added that 2019 was 'a strange mix of events' as it was 'both unbelievably incredible and indescribably challenging'
Positive: In spite of his apparent woes, the aspiring actor added: 'Regardless, 2020 has now