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Profiles In Goodwill: Jaclanel Moore McFarland

Jaclanel Moore McFarland is a state district court judge in Houston and is a board member of the Baptist Center for Ethics.

1. Where did you grow up?

Dawson, Texas.

2. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why?

John 3:16.

It sums up the whole Bible.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

One of my favorite movies is “Giant.”

It offers a good microcosm of Texas.

4. Who are three people you admire?

Junell Linch Moore (my mother), Herbert Reynolds and R. Matthew Dawson (former trial lawyer in Texas).

5. What is one little known fact about yourself?

On a single trip, I literally traveled around the world.