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23 November 2006 1719 GMT
Get personal and ask CBBC's Jake
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Jake in the studio

Jake Humphrey grew up in Norfolk and is now a popular presenter with CBBC.

Here you can read what he's been saying in reply to your questions.

Jake Humphrey grew up on the outskirts of Norwich, landed himself a job with CBBC and is now the popular presenter of Sportsround.

Although he now lives in London, Jake comes back to Norfolk as much as he can to watch his beloved Norwich City play at Carrow Road and tuck in to some of his mum's home cooking.

Since 2003 Jake's been answering your questions in our Ask Jake feature. We can't take any more questions, but will be writing new features about Jake's latest adventures from time-to-time.

Enjoy this last set of questions in Ask Jake.

Hey Jake, what's your favourite TV programme?

Stephanie, age 12 - Leeds

Well Stephanie as much as my fiancé hates it, I watch all sport shows on TV, no matter how meaningless and obscure they are.

I have also always enjoyed watching Football Focus on Saturday afternoons, which is why i was so so so excited to be given the chance to host the show.

I was mega nervous before the first programme but dead pleased with how it went. Apart from sport I am a fan of Spooks which is just brilliant and I love to finish my Sunday afternoons with Planet Earth.

What inspired you to start presenting?

Billy, age 11 - Portsmouth

It was just something that happened Billy. I was doing unpaid work-experience at a TV station in Norwich and had to do some presenting because they had no money to pay for proper presenters.

I enjoyed it, people said I was good and then one thing lead to another and I ended up doing it for a living.

I am the kind of person that when i decide to do something I want to do it properly, so I now want to be the best. A combination of Jonathon Ross, Des Lynham and Jeremy Paxman all rolled into one!

If you had a million pounds, would you spend it on clothes?

Christie, age 11 - Grangemouth

No, I'd spend it on crisps. I love them, any flavour, any brand. I could eat crisps for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not to sure my waist would be pleased!

What is your favourite city?

Sandra, age 9 - Kosova

Abroad I love Venice Saranda, a beautiful city that is so romantic. I come from Norwich so that is my favourite all time city because my family live there. Having said that, I've never been to Kosova which is supposed to be beautiful. I must visit one day.

Are you filming any new shows?

Ella, age 12 - Halifax

Keep your eyes peeled for Wonderful World of Weird Ella! It will be on early in 2007 and is a little strange, very very funny and I reckon you'll love it. Keep you're eyes peeled!

I've seen you down at Carrow Road. Who is your fave Norwich City player?

Amy, age 14 - Norwich

I think Hucks is a legend Amy. I remember the days when the most exciting thing that happened was the half-time whistle!

It was so exciting for Norwich to have a flair or luxury player if you like. I know he can be a bit frustrating at times, but it's well worth it when he sets off down the left.

What do you think love is?

Sarah Louise

Love is......what i share with my fiancé Harriet. We're getting married in August 2007 and I can't wait.

What's your most embarassing on live TV?

Joe, age 9 - Brighton

There are LOADS Joe! I think the worst though is the time that i was hosting Sportsround live from Old Trafford. Someone turned on the sprinklers for the pitch and I got soaked.....LIVE!!!!! Very embarassing and very very wet!

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