"I hold my promise to be better, be stronger, and grow to surpass potential," the actor wrote on Instagram
Jeremy Renner is celebrating life.
The actor, 53, marked the one-year anniversary of his release from the ICU after his near-fatal snowplow accident that took place on Jan. 1, 2023, with a poignant promise to his fans.
"I was reminded that love, good will, hard work and a legion of good humans are getting me through every day … thank you , bless you …. And as always, I hold my promise to be better, be stronger, and grow to surpass potential…. Bless you all ❤️🙏🏼❤️," Renner wrote Instagram.
The social media post included a photo of Renner wearing workout attire as he smiled while carrying a water bottle and tote bag. He shared the same image on his Instagram Story, expressing that he is a "lucky man" and was reminded of the milestone by a friend.
Many of his followers thanked him for being a source of inspiration, including Anil Kapoor, who wrote, "🔥🔥🔥 looking great 🙌🙌🙌 you have inspired the world Jeremy ❤️."
"I'm overflowing with gratitude and excitement unlike [anything] I've felt in a very, very long time, you know? Because it's not a movie that I'm promoting, It's not a show, it's my, it's my life, man, this is what I do," he said while attending the event with his daughter Ava Berlin Renner.
The Hurt Locker actor marked his birthday on Sunday with a sweet Instagram photo of the 10-year-old presenting him with a cake. In a reflective New Year's post, he credited her as "reason number one" for his strength amid his recovery journey.
He has opened up with his fans about many milestones, including getting back into the driving seat of his snowplow and regaining his physical strength.
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"Day one on set … nervous today Hope this works out that I can ACTUALLY pull this off for our production and more importantly the fans," he wrote on Instagram.
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