Basic JavaScript - Profile Lookup

Tell us what’s happening:
i don’t see a problem in my code and still it say that task is not completed. where is mistake? it doesn’t return prop value but why?

Your code so far

// Setup
const contacts = [
  {
    firstName: "Akira",
    lastName: "Laine",
    number: "0543236543",
    likes: ["Pizza", "Coding", "Brownie Points"],
  },
  {
    firstName: "Harry",
    lastName: "Potter",
    number: "0994372684",
    likes: ["Hogwarts", "Magic", "Hagrid"],
  },
  {
    firstName: "Sherlock",
    lastName: "Holmes",
    number: "0487345643",
    likes: ["Intriguing Cases", "Violin"],
  },
  {
    firstName: "Kristian",
    lastName: "Vos",
    number: "unknown",
    likes: ["JavaScript", "Gaming", "Foxes"],
  },
];

function lookUpProfile(name, prop) {
  // Only change code below this line
  for (let i = 0; i < contacts.length; i++) {
    if (contacts[i].firstName === name) {
      if (contacts[i].hasOwnProperty(prop)) {
        return contacts[i][prop];
      } else {
      return "No such property";
      }
    } else {
      return "No such contact";
    }
  }
  // Only change code above this line
}

lookUpProfile("Akira", "likes");

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Challenge: Basic JavaScript - Profile Lookup

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Hi there! Welcome to the community.

Take another look at when in your code you are returning “No such contact”. It should only be returned if the for loop has made it through every contact and not found a result.

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return immediately stop your loop, and then your iteration only runs for first item.

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