Java script Profile lookup!

Tell us what’s happening: I have been stuck on this all day and cannot figure out why it wont work can someone please help or tell me where I have goe wrong.

Your code so far: 
function lookUpProfile(name, prop){

// Only change code below this line

function lookUpProfile(name, prop) {

  for (let i = 0; i < contacts.length; i++) {

    if (contacts[i].firstName === name) {

      if (prop in contacts[i]) {

        return contacts[i][prop];

      } else {

        return "No such property";

      }

    }

  }

  return "No such contact";

}

// Only change code above this line

}

lookUpProfile("Akira", "likes");

// Setup
var 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) {
for (let i = 0; i < contacts.length; i++) {
  if (contacts[i].firstName === name) {
    if (prop in contacts[i]) {
      return contacts[i][prop];
    } else {
      return "No such property";
    }
  }
}
return "No such contact";
}
}

lookUpProfile("Akira", "likes");
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Challenge: Profile Lookup

Link to the challenge:

Why have you redefined the function inside of the function? It looks like you copy-pasted in the solution without understanding the solution.

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