What started as a casual interest in our national parks has led to a South Coast boy becoming a national spokesman for the public resource.
Tigran Nahabedian's adventures have included a visit to the White House, appearing in the Rose Parade, and starring in a new national TV commercial highlighting good causes.
The 12 year old is now featured in a new kids television show called "Mack & Moxy" airing on PBS and through Netflix.
Some Ventura County elementary school students got a chance to meet this young ambassador in a special Channel Islands National Park event yesterday, which featured a screening of the television show.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story, from Ventura.