Jackson , of Tampa, won a competition after beating 200 kids

Pipeline Swimmer N'jhari Jackson - covering news by kids, for kids!

N'Jhari Jackson may only be 12, but he's already on the path toward a promising career.

The Tampa resident was chosen from more than 200 applicants to be a Scholastic News Kid Reporter. He submitted an original news report about his community.

N'Jhari, who has studied Mandarin and founded a boys book club, stopped by our studio with his mom, LaShina Lewis-Jackson, to talk about his achievement. Check out their appearance in the clip (click on link to see N'Jhari!)