Profile lookup challenge if else

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I’ve checked the video’s hint, the question is why can’t I use if…else in the function?
why in the video the return “No such contact” is out side of the for loop{} ?

  **Your code so far**

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

console.log(lookUpProfile("Kristian", "likes"));
  **Your browser information:**

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/91.0.4472.114 Safari/537.36

Challenge: Profile Lookup

Link to the challenge:

when i is 0, one of these two return statements is executed, and the loop never continues, meaning only the first element in the array is checked

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