He wrote: “Our journey hasn’t been an easy one, we’ve faced so many obstacles as individuals but also as a family. My dad and I haven’t had the easiest of relationships.
“He worked so hard to create an opportunity for us as a family and because of him I am where I am today. In the search for success, with the pressure it put on us all, we were so immersed in the drive to succeed that we lost sight of what was most important – our relationship.
“Over time, we lost that father-son bond and it has been something we have both wanted back for so long. The past couple years we’ve been growing closer and this winter break I asked my dad to come visit me so we could spend some time together, just us. We haven’t done this before, so to finally get to spend quality time with him has brought me so much happiness.
“I just wanted to share this with you. Family is the most important thing in the world. You can’t choose your family but you can make it work with them no matter what your differences. They are the ones that will be there when you have nothing.”