Get To Know The Star of Nickelodeon's New Show 'Santiago of the Seas' - Kevin Chacon!

Get To Know The Star of Nickelodeon's New Show 'Santiago of the Seas' - Kevin Chacon!

Kevin Chacon has an exciting new role!

The teen actor is starring as the voice of Santiago in the brand new Nickelodeon series Santiago of the Seas, premieres TODAY (October 9) on Nick Jr.

Here’s a synopsis: Infused with a Spanish-language and Latino-Caribbean culture curriculum, the action-adventure series follows eight-year-old Santiago “Santi” Montes, a brave and kind-hearted pirate, as he embarks on daring rescues, searches for treasures and keeps the high seas safe in a fantastical Caribbean world.

“I couldn’t believe I received the role for Santiago. I felt blessed and gratefully accepted,” Kevin told JJJ. “It means a lot [to be a part of this show]. I never would have imagined myself this far in my career.”

“Santiago and I have many similar traits, like our kindness and our energy,” he added.

To celebrate the premiere of his new show, Santiago of the Seas, JJJ got to know the star with 10 Fun Facts!

‘Santiago of the Seas’ Sneak Peek!

Click inside to learn 10 Fun Facts about Kevin Chacon…

  • 1. In 2006, I was born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey.
  • 2. I’ve lived in Connecticut for the majority of my life.
  • 3. I’ve been on and off skateboarding since I was eight.
  • 4. This summer, I learned how to land a backflip on ground.
  • 5. Stranger Things is one of my favorite shows.
  • 6. I love to be around my family.
  • 7. I love to hang around with my friends.
  • 8. I am learning Arabic.
  • 9. I am a very big sneaker head.
  • 10. I am also into jewelry and fashion.
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