Life Sentence Prison Pen Pals

You are viewing all of the inmates featured on who are currently serving a life sentence. While there may be exceptions to the prisoners listed below, this often means the inmate will serve their entire life in prison. If you are interested in writing to a prison pen-pal serving a life sentence, please select one from the list below.

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Canon City, Colorado45Straight

Educated preppy boy, turned into convict steel. Have great sense of humor, love to laugh, believe having positive attitude and putting smiles on people’s faces is key to enjoying life. Even after 21 years locked up, there is nothing I enjoy more than helping people realize things are not so bad. Sometimes all it takes is a new perspective and a few words of encouragement. I believe everything...

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Shirley, Massachusetts25Straight
African AmericanChristian

My name is Darrell Fisher and I am born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. I am currently serving a life sentence with the possibility of parole in the year 2030.

I am currently 25 years old. My main interests are reading, writing, learning, music, and sports. I am also an activist and supporter of a movement called the Innocence Project. I am simply looking for a friendly...

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John Moreau #308231 - Primary Picture
Angola, Louisiana50Straight

Hello, I'm John and I'm serving “Life Without…” for Second Degree Murder.  I'm 49 years old, and on my 24th year of incarceration, so I've spent my entire adult life here. 

This isn’t my first time with WAP, and as with anything else, I've had to learn from my mistakes.  Learning to communicate with the outside again...

Felix Martinez #T-97423 - Primary Picture
Coalinga, California42Straight

I finally finished writing my book called: California and State Raised, Life Exposed.

It has always been a dream of mine to share my story in hopes to help encourage others. Many twists, turns and experiences; exciting.

This is where you come in because I need your thoughts and honest opinions, I want nothing in return but respect and your thoughts.

I also write poetry...

Cumberland, Maryland31Straight
African AmericanChristian

Dear World,

I do not pretend to be a divine man, but I do believe in Divine guidance, Divine power and Divine prophecy.  I am not educated, nor am I an expert in any particular field, but I am sincere and my sincerity is my credentials.

I’m a 30 year old man set up for the murder of my best friend by two crooked Baltimore City police.  Never in a million years did I...

Boris Brown #12-A-3583 - Primary Picture
Attica, New York28Straight
African AmericanSpiritual

Remember that all who succeed in life get off to a bad start and pass through many heartbreaking struggles before they arrive. The turning point in the lives of those who succeed usually comes at the moment of some crisis.

My name is Boris, I’m 28 years old and I’m from Harlem, New York. I’ve been locked up going on 9 years. I have my whole life ahead of me, and my reason for my ad is...

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Jaime Villarreal #01751697 - Primary Picture
Kenedy, Texas36Straight

Blah, blah, blah…these profiles can be all very much the same, right? Some guy trying to show off his muscles and trying to convince you to send him money? Well, I won’t ever ask you for money and I’ll only show you my muscles if you ask me to. I won’t bore you here with a regular profile, let me just tell you why you should consider writing. I’m funny (in the way that people call stupid…but...

Monroe, Washington41Straight

I’m looking to meet a beautiful woman who knows what she wants! I’m not into games, I’m looking for a genuine relationship and true friendship. I made a few mistakes in life but I’m a true gentleman. I’m laid back and love to laugh. I really enjoy great conversation and building great memories. I hope I’m fortunate enough to meet a lovely woman who’s down to earth and willing to look past my...

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Robert Jermaine Richardson #17937329Primary Picture
Ontario, Oregon24Straight

Hey, what's up!

My name is RJ Rue. I'm here hoping to find a real friend. Someone who will love, help, support, have my back, and hold me down while I continue to fight through this unfortunate chapter of my life. Having someone in your corner who truly cares gives you something to look forward to on a daily basis and right now I need that more than ever. 

My full name is...

Randy Thomas #A652-028Primary Picture
Youngstown, Ohio27Straight
African AmericanChristian

Hi, my name is Randy. I’m looking forward to meeting new friends in the outside world that understand people do make mistakes. I’m a down to earth person with a nice sense of humor, try to keep myself and those around me uplifted as much as possible. I enjoy listening to music, working out, cooking, reading mostly thrillers and romance type of books and some self-help type of books. I’ve been...

Darrold Alexander #738390 - Primary Picture
Beaumont, Texas45
African AmericanJewish


I’m Alex.

First and foremost: This profile applies ONLY to serious respondents!!  If this is you, please read on. 

I am a lifer in the prison system listed on my profile.

Two plus decades (thus far on a life term) I’ve spent in the belly of the beast that is the prison system struggling daily to maintain my sanity, to stave off the...

Omar Barillas #J-73442 - Primary Picture
Corcoran, California44Straight

Hello, my name is Omar and I’m happy that I have caught your interest. I will not waste your time and get to telling you a little bit about myself. I’m 43 years old and I have been incarcerated since I was 18. That’s 25 years of my life. I was an immature boy who has had to live with the guilt, shame and regret of my adolescent youth. Life hasn’t been easy for me, I was reckless and had no...

Ian Duncan #H88673 - Primary Picture
Corcoran, California46Straight


My name is Ian, and I am seeking friends to correspond with.  I have been incarcerated for 26 years and I hope to see a parole board in the next five.  I have been pursuing a college degree, as well as taking various self-help groups and vocational programs since I’ve been incarcerated.  I have also become a mentor on the yard, which I find very fulfilling; and I...

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David Ellis #218987 - Primary Picture
Jackson, Michigan48Straight
African AmericanBaptist

Hello, my name is Dave. Thanks for taking the time to stop by. I am 48 years old, looking for someone to correspond with on a friendship level. I’ve been locked up going on 24 years. I continue to work hard on my earliest release date through the court system (things are looking good).

Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I believe that education is the key ingredient to one’s...

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Gilbert Martinez #161840 - Primary Picture
Florence, Arizona43Straight

Hello, my name is Gilbert, and I'm looking to build a connection with someone kind and caring. As you can tell by my photo I like to play around, and I don't take myself too seriously. I have many interest including; reading, writing, sports, drawing, poetry, music and philosophy. I'm very artistic and a big time dog lover. Honestly, I feel like there’s something missing and would like to...

Calipatria, California33Straight


If you are reading this, it's your lucky day. There should be brightness coming into your life because my mom calls me son. Just kidding (smile). 

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Victor Manuel Cerda. As you know, I am currently incarcerated and that sucks! But on the lighter note, I strive to keep pushing and looking for the brighter things in life. ...

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Edgar Garcia #159067Primary Picture
Buckeye, Arizona38Straight

Hi, my name is Edgar.

I'm looking for a lady friend I could write and get to know. Let me tell a little about myself; I'm really big on family and friends. I like to workout. I like to cook prison style food, even though I have no idea what I'm doing. I like to tell stories, jokes, write poems, draw, watch movies, read the Bible/books, and listen to music. I like football; Green Bay...

Nyaka Pippen #HQ6180 - Primary Picture
St. Petersburg, Florida31Straight
African American


My name is Nyako Pippen, I’m 31 years old, I’m from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  I’m currently serving a life sentence.

Arrested at 19 and facing the rest of my life behind bars made me re-evaluate myself and what my life meant to me.  I realized that my misquidance was due to my lack of education.  With this revelation, I decided to take control of my...

Terrance McCrady #270103Primary Picture
Marquette, Michigan38Straight
African AmericanChristian

It would be impossible for me to abbreviate my entire life, who I am, my dreams and aspirations, to fit them all inside of a 250 word frame without me leaving out the most important parts of who I am, without denying you the opportunity of knowing my truth, complete and denying myself the opportunity of sharing the truth with you. Beauty is found in the detail. So, without that detail, the...

Eric Oakes #1099222 - Primary Picture
Lumberton, North Carolina36Straight

My name is Eric, but most people I know call me Ismael. For most of the time I’ve been locked up I’ve not considered pen pals. For one, I’ve never been a very social guy, also, a certain level of shame may cause me to be hesitant with others who are not convicts as well.

With that being said, I now realize that there may be people out there who are willing to share experiences and...

Taliyah Woods #273198 - Primary Picture
Peewee Valley, Kentucky23Lesbian
African AmericanChristian

If labeled a clothing brand it would be "young & reckless" because I live for today. Life's a lesson learned, there are no regrets.

I am outgoing and I'm always going to be upfront and speak my mind. I stay striving towards the goals I've set, letting nothing keep me down. Family is everything to me, they taught me the true meaning of love and loyalty. I'm very observant, I'd...

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Peter Primeau #A622-054 - Primary Picture
Cleveland, Ohio35Straight

Hello everyone, my name is Pete. Prior to my incarceration, I spent most of my adult life outside of the United States and loved to travel.  I didn't travel like a regular tourist, though. Sure I saw some of the normal vacationer sites, but I always wanted to get to know the local people and enjoy their home the same way they did, and if I had a chance to lend a helping hand while I was...

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Lance Swann #AS5380 - Primary Picture
Jamestown, California28Straight