Kid Reporter - Raphael Chambers
Favorite thing to do in free time: Think about alternate worlds I’ve created in my mind
Five things I can't live without: My family, my friends, a clean environment, trips to France, and piano music
My top three dream assignments or interviews: Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., Salman Rushdie, and Morgan Freeman
My most prized possession: My maternal grandfather’s paintings
My proudest accomplishment: Earning summa cum laude on the National Latin Exam
Who I look up to: Anthony Skaff, a piano student a few years older than me
My favorite book is: The Tripods series, by John Christopher
My favorite book genre is: Steampunk
My favorite movie is: Spirited Away
My favorite sport or sports team is: Rafael Nadal
My favorite musician or musical group: Angel Gil-Ordóñez and the PostClassical Ensemble
My pet peeve: When people say “me” instead of “I”
One thing hardly anyone knows about me: As a TIME For Kids Kid Reporter, I’ll be a sixth-generation journalist in my family, going back to my great-great-great-grandfather James S. Chambers, editor of the Philadelphia Ledger.
Career goal: Lawyer, architect, scientist and journalist/writer.