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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.

Black/African AmericanOther

Hello, my name is Guy Portes. I am serving my twenty-second year in the Department of Corrections. I was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. That doesn't mean that I've lost all hope in being free again, my spirit is strong plus I have family and friends fighting for me.

My goal is to be free again and enjoy life to the fullest. My birthday is on the 28th of March...

Black/African AmericanChristian


My name is Charles Vandross. I’m a 6’3 ½ “ former football and basketball MVP and Top Ten student. I have 3 amazing college aged children; one’s a 7 time State Champion and Junior Olympian in Track and Field, another’s an engineering student thought to be a genius and my youngest is an artist and author. I tell them all the time how glad I am to be their Daddy.


Black/African AmericanSpiritual

Hello, my name is Charles Jennings. I'm trying to find a sweet, beautiful, lovely lady that I can build with, in hopes of finding something special. I am a diverse individual. I am very intelligent and can whole an intelligent conversation on many different topics. I'm a great listener, with a little knowledge to share... I love sports. Basketball and football are two of my favorites. I love...


My name is Raymond and I am currently in prison fighting a wrongful conviction.

I am seeking a pen-pal with someone of a positive nature, willing to establish a friendship of emotional, and mental support during this hard time in my life. I am an executive by trade, a successful published author, and a father of four wonderful children. Also, the grandfather of two. I am...

Black/African AmericanSpiritual


My name is Jimmie Lester A.K.A. Jay and I hope this letter finds you in good spirits and in search of love as I am too seeking a beautiful woman I can build a future with. My interests consist of playing chess, basketball, Scrabble and boxing. I love writing music and poetry, working out and maintaining a healthy life. My skills are cutting and braiding hair; I have a...

Hispanic/Latino AmericanOther

Hey, my name is Michael. I am interested in meeting people to connect with, perhaps someone with a good sense of humor, though I'm not always the funniest guy (but I try) ... However, I am open to having honest conversations.

Some of my personal interests include music, reading, and writing. Everything from poetry, non-fiction, & the alphabet I'm there. Although I am serving a Life...

Hispanic/Latino AmericanOther

You cannot know someone in 250 words. I am interested in writing and talking to a woman who is seriously interested in a real relationship with a prisoner, meaning marriage and kids. If that is not you, then please look elsewhere. I am a straight forward, intelligent, and intellectual person...

American Indian/Alaska NativeNative American

Hello, my name is Eric and I'm from sunny Southern California, Soboba Reservation to be exact. I'm looking for someone to create a friendship with that can take my mind off this place and pass the time.

I'm real easy to get along with and I believe I have a good personality. I like to laugh and joke around. I also enjoy reading and learning new things. I love food (who doesn't) but I...

Hispanic/Latino AmericanChristian

Hey there, first and foremost my name is Romulo Anthony Monge. I’m from south Pomona, CA.

The truth of matter is I’m new to all this so please bare with me. I’ve been down a long time and I’m hoping to find one compatible, someone who’s not ágrafos to take a leap of faith and write a star anger like me. I'm not gonna lie, the thought of finding someone new to talk to is...

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Black/African AmericanSpiritual


Through all the hurt, destruction, love, romance, happiness, and loss. I've come to understand that a lot more goes into the dynamic of a relationship. Things like connection, self-expression, authenticity, and one's own truth is super important, if not necessary. As well as independence, success, energy, consciousness, drive, and competitive nature.

That competitive...

Black/African AmericanChristian


My name Kevin Maurice Taylor. I like to go by the name of KT for short, yet whatever sounds good rolling off your tongue is fine with me, call me what you feel most comfortable with.

I am hoping to meet someone that has the strength and wherewithal to be objective, get to know the man that I am today and not be afraid to share her life and her world with me with the hope...

James Triplett #0791527Primary Picture

“The look that haunts you. The eyes that caught you. The voice that stops you on a dime. Let it be mine,” from “Let it Be Mine” by Brett Young.

Hey there.

I’m James and I am looking for a pen-pal to talk about world news, the weather, day-to-day life, philosophy, anything. I understand that this pen-pal situation can be intimidating, so I’ll tell a...

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Hey, my name is Rodney Foster. I am 23 years old and I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. I joined Write A Prisoner so that I can meet new people and build friendships that will last a lifetime. Life is short and sometimes difficult.

We need people in our life that can uplift us when we are down and uplift us when we succeed. You've had my profile but you haven't heard my story....

Black/African AmericanAgnostic

Peace world, my name is Devon. I'm 28 years young and was born the day after Christmas, December 26,1991. I'm 5 ft 9 and I'm a very solid 155 lbs.

I've been in prison for 10 years and by the grace of Almighty God, I'm in a position to possibly leave in a few years, maybe sooner. I was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to double Life. I also was sentenced in robbery cases....

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Hispanic/Latino American

Let me start off saying thank you for taking the time to read my introduction.  My name is Eddie.   I am currently serving a life sentence.  As the years go by you learn who your real friends are and even though it's a bitter pill to swallow, I have accepted it for what it is.

Some things that I enjoy doing are; listening to music, working out, reading, writing, and...

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Black/African AmericanOther

Before I begin, I'd like to take the time to say thank you for taking time out of your life to recognize me. Too often does one expect a person to listen without acknowledging how thankful they are for the time you took to hear them out or to just acknowledge them.

Now, with your permission, I'd like to tell you a little about myself. I'm 5'7" and 175lbs. I love to work out. Love to...

Black/African AmericanOther

Greetings, my name is Kevin L. Green. I am looking to find friends that enjoy a conversation.

I believe everyone is beautiful! I am business-minded, a great listener, an advocate, a funny, personal trainer, and I give great advice.

Asian AmericanChristian

My name is Ronald Hwang but my friends call me Ron. I'm a 38-year-old Korean male looking for friendship. I stand at 5'7" and weight 170 pounds. I was born and raised in Los Angeles in an area called Koreatown. I enjoy sports, exercising, music, reading, and watching movies.

I was young and immature and made a lot of mistakes but I learned from it. I am...

Black/African AmericanChristian

To whom it may concern:

Thank you very much for your time and attention and the blessed opportunity to share this correspondence/friendship.

In spite of my 35 year incarceration, I’ve made some accomplishments, such as: college courses in Human Resource Management, Philosophy, COBAL Computer Programming and Development Math. Windham Plumbing trade, College trades in Auto...


Hello, my name is Anthony. I’m 32 years old, been locked up since 2008. Haven’t been on any dating websites before. So I’ll count this as my first one. Wink Wink. I’m about 200 pounds of pure muscle, work out 5 days a week. And yes, in case any of you beautiful ladies are wondering, I’m full of prison tattoos. I’m honest, loyal and love to laugh and have fun. I’ve dedicated myself to...

Jessie Milo #P-40495 - Primary Picture
Hispanic/Latino AmericanChristian

Easygoing with a nice smile and great personality Single Looking for a friendship only
Born in Riverside California. I'm just a regular guy, laid back, funny and I have some talent.  I draw when inspired and I love to make people smile.  It's always a Blessing to receive mail and pictures always make me smile. 

Kevin Vickers #01341119 - Primary Picture

What’s Up?

Before anything, thank you for taking the time to check out my ad.  This is the first time I’ve ever been on a Pen-Pal social site but would like to give it a shot and see if I could find a marvelous female friend. 

So, basically I’m just a normal guy striving to find that happiness us human beings search for most of their lives.  Some people never...



My name is James. I am looking for friends to correspond with that are within my millennial age group, also young spirited and encouraged that are not involved in a criminal lifestyle.

I’ve been in Federal custody since 2003. Instead of becoming a part of the self-destructive prison lifestyle, I began working on myself, remaining drug free and absent from any immoral...


My name's Mark.

A little about me. I'm 6'3" and 210 lbs. Very athletic. I have blonde hair and green eyes. I served in the United States Army and was activity deployed overseas during my 10-year enlistment. I am a very easygoing type of guy. I love to laugh and have a good time. I am honest and loyal to a fault.

I'm looking to find someone that I could share a laugh with and...

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Hispanic/Latino AmericanCatholic

I am looking for good people who can visit me,  and preach to me. I am a lifer who really has no reason to live except to pray. I have kept myself pure because of the Trinity.

I am straight made by the Hand of the Trinity, born 06/06/068. I am 51. I have 4 or 5 women I call. I am able to call because I have a real brother who sends me money every week because, as he puts it to me...