Hugo was very overweight growing up. He was always picked on & Lily was very protective of him. Many guys tried to befriend Hugo so they could get close to Lily. As a result, Hugo didn’t have any friends except Rose, his cousins & Scorpius. When he finished at Hogwarts he started working for the ministry in the Department of Mysteries & worked to become healthy. Along the way he fell in love with Scorpius’s American cousin Chase Malfoy.