Early Life and Education
Chaparro is originally from Wharton, New Jersey. He attended Fordham University where he participated in Fordham Economics Society, New Student Orientation, Residence Hall Association, and Campus Ministry. Chaparro graduated in 2017 with a degree in International Political Economy and Theology.
Early in his career, Chaparro interned for Religions for Peace, was a Conference Assistant for the Curran Center for American Catholic Studies, and was an Anchor for WFUV. During the summer of 2016, he worked in Marketing and Corporate Communications for NASDAQ. In January 2017, Chaparro joined Business Insider as a Finance and Markets Editorial Intern. Five moths later, he was promoted to Finance Reporter, focusing on the areas of crypto, fintech and market structure.