Samantha McFerrin Bio – Samantha McFerrin Wiki
Samantha Ashley McFerrin whose maiden name is Samantha Gonzales is a 29-year-old Texas woman and former Houston area teacher who is accused of sexually assaulting two students, police say. She was charged with aggravated sexual assault on a child under the age of 14 and sexual assault of a child between the ages of 14 and 17, according to Harris County court records.
She was arrested on March 3.
Samantha McFerrin Background
McFerrin is originally from Deer Park, Texas, and now lives with her husband in League City, according to her Facebook profile. She wrote on Facebook that she graduated from Deer Park High School. She then studied for one year at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, according to her Facebook profile. McFerrin says in her Facebook that she graduated from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014 with interdisciplinary studies middle school generalist degree.
McFerrin, who says her motto is, “don’t sweat the small stuff,” also wrote on Facebook, “I have achieved my major life goals in the past year and look forward to another great one! The amount of people that support me on a daily basis is incredible and I couldn’t be more grateful for all of the wonderful people in my life!”
Samantha McFerrin had worked at Space Center Intermediate school since July 2016 as an eighth-grade math teacher and a basketball coach, according to her Facebook profile. She resigned from those positions after the investigation began, the school district said.
Samantha McFerrin Career
McFerrin has previously worked at the Alpha Childcare Development Center from October 2010 to January 2012. She went on to work in the Deer Park ISD, her hometown school district, as a substitute teacher from 2012 to 2014. Her first full-time job was teaching eighth-grade math for the Dickinson Independent School District from 2014 to 2016.
McFerrin has been reported to state officials, according to her school district. “We believe current and former students of Ms. McFerrin’s may have information related to the law enforcement investigation,” Superintendent Greg Smith told KTRK-TV. “Based on the information received, I am filing a report with the State Board of Educator Certification. This is the governing board that investigates educator misconduct and determines whether a teacher’s certification should be suspended or revoked.”
Samantha McFerrin Husband
McFerrin is married, according to her Facebook page. She wrote in her Facebook bio, “I married my high school sweetheart and my true best friend.”
In her Facebook, she says “I’m an 8th-grade math teacher and deal with a crazy group of kids but love it! Coaching basketball seems to be my calling! … My family is very important to me, even if we don’t always get along. I definitely have OCD I talk all the time, but hate to talk. I’m not outgoing but love to be around people. I stress over everything. I love green sauce and margaritas! My favorite color is purple. I hate drama in my life but then again like to hear gossip. I love to sleep and now greatly cherish it! One day I will live in Colorado!”
McFerrin has been married since November 23rd, 2014, according to her Facebook profile. She and her husband got engaged in February 2013. In 2011 she wrote on Facebook, “Happy 6 year anniversary to the craziest, funniest, most loving person I know, I know we will have many more years to remember! I love you more than anything.”
Samantha McFerrin – Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Students
Samantha McFerrin is accused of sexually assaulting a student who was 14 and a student who was 13. Police say the 14-year-old victim “had sex (with McFerrin) in her truck at least 15 times,” the news station reports. The 13-year-old victim said McFerrin performed oral sex on him in her classroom, according to police. McFerrin was an eighth-grade math teacher at the school. She has since resigned.
McFerrin was booked at the Harris County Jail and later released after posting $70,000 bail. Her attorney, Chris Tritico, told KTRK-TV that she will be wearing an electronic monitor while she awaits trial. Tritico told the news station McFerrin, “will contest the allegations and looks forward to her day in court.
Samantha McFerrin Charges
Samantha McFerrin was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14 and sexual assault of a child between the ages of 14 to 17, according to Harris County court records. The aggravated sexual assault charge is a first-degree felony and the sexual assault charge is a second-degree felony, according to Texas state law.
If convicted of aggravated sexual assault, McFerrin could be sentenced to between 5 to 99 years in prison on the first-degree felony, according to Texas law. The second-degree felony sexual assault charge carries a potential sentence of 2 to 20 years in prison if she is found guilty.
McFerrin is scheduled to appear in Harris County court on May 12th, 2020, for her arraignment on both charges, according to online court records. She has been ordered to have no contact with the two victims in the cases against her, records show. McFerrin does not have a prior criminal history.