StoryCorps is probably the only place you’ll hear a 9-year-old conduct an interview on a national radio program.

That’s what happened when a fourth grader named Aidan Sykes sat down with his father, 31-year-old Albert Sykes, who runs an education nonprofit and mentors kids who are struggling in school.

At a StoryCorps mobile booth in Jackson, Mississippi, Aidan asked all the questions.

Originally aired March 20, 2015 on NPR’s Morning Edition.