This screen grab was taken from the Judiciary Committee TV channel. [seriously]
Our guess is that this kid is a relative, based on where he was sitting. Whether he was giving thumbs up to the TV on purpose, or whether it was meant for Judge Sotomayor is TBD. All we know is that this kid is going to get serious street cred when he gets back to school.
h/t The Man, The Myth, The Legend