Dr. Hafernick is a Lufkin native. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University in 2012.
He also completed a bachelor’s degree in biology from SFA in 2008 and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M in 2005. After completing his veterinary degree, he practiced for one year in Brenham, Texas as a mixed animal veterinarian.
Dr. Hafernick moved back to his hometown of Lufkin in 2013. He always knew he wanted to return to Lufkin to live and raise his family. When Dr. Hafernick isn’t working on animals, he enjoys building projects, cooking BBQ, golfing, hunting, taking care of his horses and cattle, and mostly spending time with his family. He is married to Angela Caskey Hafernick and they have two children, Gibson and Annie. They are members of Carpenter’s Way Baptist Church where they serve in the preschool children’s ministry.