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Death Row Prison Pen-Pals

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Black/African AmericanSpiritual

This page welcomes all those advocating for justice and basic human decency and especially those seeking a loyal friend.

My name is Joseph Colone and it’s my greatest pleasure to meet you. I’ve been on Texas D/R since May 2017 and now that my appeal has been filed…I seek friendship with someone who’s genuine at heart, trustworthy, understanding, creative and fierce with loyalty.

Darryl Stinski #1250402 - Primary Picture

Hello ladies and gentlemen. So an elephant walks into a bar...elephant says.. "OUCH!". Either you are smiling in spite of the bad joke... or you're rolling your eyes and saying "Really!?!"...or a bit of both. Now if you are still with me.

My friends call me Cat or SC for various reasons which I would be happy to share should you, but ask. Any questions are warmly welcomed. So you might...

Black/African AmericanChristian

Hello, my name is Eriese. I am 32 years old and come from Palm Beach, Florida. For the last six years I have been incarcerated. I am currently on Florida's Death Row.

Writing, exercise, and music are some of the things I do to pass time in prison. I try to always keep a positive outlook on life, and the future, no matter the circumstances. I love to read, learn new things, and meet new...

Lenard Philmore #314648 - Primary Picture
Black/African AmericanChristian

I'm looking for that special someone to fall in love with. For too long I've been alone and I would love to be able to share my life with that special someone.

If you are reading this, then you very well may be that someone. So how about together we give love a try?

Like me, you may have desired that special connection to that special someone. Why wait any longer? Together let'...

Black/African American

Hello, my name is Nathan W. Bowie. I am on Death Row in North Carolina. I am 5'9 1/2" tall and weigh 204 pounds.

The key to me being able to deal with the stress of my situation is reading. I am one of those people who just loves learning, exploring different ideas, and all kinds of stories through books. I take full advantage of all the classes they offer me here...

Rick Rhoades #999049 - Primary Picture

Looking for Companionship/Friendship

I’ve had the bad boy mentality for most of my life but I’m reformed…or at the least, I’m on the road to a softer version (smile)! I’ve been locked up a long time and have never done the pen pal thing. Some days are dark and heavy and I’ve grown lonely and tired of the months and years of solitude.

Of course I like sports and I’m a voracious...

Hispanic/Latino AmericanOther


I've been incarcerated for almost 23 years now and I am tired of the monotony of it and the limits of my life.  I'm loyal, honest and I say it how it is. I hate bullshit and bullies.

I'm an artist - stippling with pen and ink. It's how I spend most of my time. As I draw I listen to my CDs - I love music too.  When I'm not drawing I like to work out and keep fit....

Profile Alert! This profile was updated on 10/18/2020
Obie Weathers #00999396Primary Picture
Black/African American

Dear Friend,

I don’t know who you are, where you are, what gender you are, what nationality you are – none of these insignificant details. I only know you are there – someplace beyond the walls of this tiny cell filled with prison sounds and my warm humanity.

Somewhere on this lovely blue and green world of ours, you are living your quiet, lively life – contributing to the...

Profile Alert! This profile was updated on 10/29/2020
Profile Alert! Added new poetry on 10/29/2020

Hi, I’m Eric. I’m looking to find new friendships, as well as people interested in my cause. Superficial aspects like looks, age (over 18), etc, are things I’m not concerned with. It’s what is in a person’s heart that matters. I wish to find good-natured people who are sincere. I’m not looking for drama.

A little about me. On the streets I was a Union Carpenter, and I also did custom...

Gregory Hunt #Z-521 - Primary Picture

Hello my friend. I want to say Thank You for taking the time to view my profile. I am 59 years young, and extremely energetic. When able to exercise my choice of sport is volleyball, and sometimes basketball. I have been on death row since 1990, incarcerated 1988. A very long time I know, but time goes by easier by not thinking about time.

In America we have a large verity of...

Black/African AmericanMuslim

I have three years of college and my goal is to complete my college degree.

I am currently waiting for school to start. I recently completed my paralegal certification.

Black/African AmericanBaptist


How are you?   Before I continue I would like to first of all thank you for taking the time out to read my profile.

I am a very sincere and open minded individual, one who has learned to interact and serve others with extra respect, integrity, and compassion.

I'm not looking for any sympathy, I'm just looking for someone to understand the loneliness of...


Journeys have beginnings and within beginnings lies connection. Life is a highway that we are all travelers on with bypasses and off-ramps to lead us to our connections. I'm looking for connection, to learn, listen, and grow in friendship. I value life and have a passion for all people to share experiences with. Whether through art, music, or literature, I have a wicked sense of humor and...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 10/5/2020
Pablo Maldonado #1000900002 - Primary Picture
Hispanic/Latino American

Hello World,

Everyone has a start, and friendship begins when we try to make a difference in each others’ lives, and it is strengthened when such a difference is made through laughter, story sharing and being happy that we have a good friend in each other.

With this in mind, my name is Pablo F. Maldonado (the “F” stands for fun, funny, free spirit). My life consists of...

Black/African AmericanMuslim

Hello, my name is Rahmael. I am looking for a friend to write me and I am choosing

I like working out and eat. I also like listening to music as well & writing.

Thank you for visiting my profile. Please use one of those options below to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks, Rahmael

Andrew Brown #H-36100 - Primary Picture
Black/African AmericanSpiritual

"Real Talk"

My name is Andrew, I’m an Aries who is very outgoing, sincere, loyal, understanding with a good personality.  I could sit here and tell you how I effortlessly deal was being on Death Row and how I rise above this demoralizing, degrading and negative environment with no need for real friendship.  However, if I told you these things I’d be lying not only to you, but...

Timothy Burnside #73088 - Primary Picture
Black/African AmericanSpiritual


I’m a Death Row inmate here and my contact with the outside world is minimal. My search for true friendship and moral support has led me to this website where I call upon the sincere mind to hear my plaintive call for friendship.

I’m a somewhat educated and enlightened individual. I consider myself to be honest, loyal and compassionate as well as open minded and...

Profile Alert! This profile was updated on 11/24/2020
John Thuesen #999557 - Primary Picture

I hope you’re well, whoever you are, and thank you for your time reading my words. I wish to be clear, I’m not looking for a romance. I’m searching for a friend; someone to develop a meaningful friendship, with whom will afford me the same trust and respect I give. Someone to have faith in, to write letters, share interests, discussions, laughs and walk along beside me on this journey. I don’t...

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Black/African AmericanChristian


My name is Marcus.  I honestly can't wait to meet you and begin what I know will be an amazing friendship. 

I love to laugh, listen to music, read and learn about other cultures.  I'm a Leo and fit my Zodiac sign perfectly, meaning that I'm very passionate about the things I get into.  I'm attentive, protective, and curious.  I believe that no...


Hi out there, my name is Charles and I am a Texas Death Row inmate, wrongfully convicted for the past 25 years.

I am writing in hopes that someone out there may be interested in a new friendship. A little about me: I’m a 49 years old, a native-born Texan from Houston. I’m in love with nature, country life, animals of all kinds, but especially horses and dogs, and I love to learn! My...

Black/African AmericanNon-denominational

A lost soul seeking to be found by someone that is willing to stay and fight with me! As well as caring, loving, humble, down to earth, and open-minded as well, and most importantly honest and trustworthy!

But someone who is also willing to become a beacon of bright light to lighten this very dark and lonely path I am walking by myself at the moment! If you feel you’re this person...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 10/18/2020
Profile Alert! This profile was updated on 11/27/2020
Daniel Troya #75817-004 - Primary Picture
Hispanic/Latino AmericanCatholic

With death on my heels I’m focused solely on getting out of prison. To accomplish this I need an army, and inside my ranks I will need someone who is able to run/create websites and has legal training (be it criminal trial experience, Death Penalty experience, Civil Law or paralegal experience). I will need someone who has experience creating documentaries. Even if you know a friend who you...

Profile Alert! This profile was updated on 10/4/2020


Searching for someone eye-catching is difficult, so thank you for your time. Friendships develop in many ways, as all people have their unique story and mine is no different. As an adopted child, I searched for an identity and belonging, but made misconceived choices and found misplaced friendships and inevitable heartache. Though my journey was rough, these events...

Black/African American

Since 2007 I have been a member of the Death Row society….a proud tradition among many, I myself not included.   As time moves on, so do friends and family, a natural progression among my fellow man, understandable to a degree.

So my hope today is to obtain new friends, those who are open minded, kind, sincere, and enlightened enough to know things are not as always as they...

Jeffery Wood #00999256 - Primary Picture

Greetings, I come to you all in hopes of finding people who love to write and receive letters from someone who listens, cares, and gives his best advice without judging. I know not all of you will like me or what I write and that's fine. But I am asking you to give me a chance to get to know me for my words and actions towards you, not what others may say or think of me...

Profile Alert! This profile was updated on 11/13/2020