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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.

Georgetown, Delaware32Straight


I've posted this profile because since coming to prison in 2007, at just 19, it has remained important for me to live my life as normally as possible.  I want to still do the things I love, things I would be doing if I were free.  It's in that spirit that I'm writing this; I've always been a social person, forging new relationships, developing strong bonds and loving....

Profile Alert! Added new poetry on 5/20/2020
Brooklyn, New York35Straight

Hello to all of the beautiful ladies out there who care for people like us and share some of your time and dedication to bring us a warm smile to our hearts.

I want to start with saying, thank you for your kindness and good heart. I am a good man who is looking to correspond with friends out there. I love to write, read and like to draw. I am an old style person; I love to receive my...

Norfolk, Massachusetts35Straight
African AmericanMuslim

Greetings friends,

My name is Steven, I'm 35 years old, born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.  As you can see I'm temporarily incarcerated, serving a lengthy prison term (pending appeal).    Despite my circumstances I'm one of the greatest people to know.  I cherish friendships, I'm very loyal to those I care for and I love people with good vibes and great...

Profile Alert! This profile was updated on 6/11/2020
Plymouth, Wisconsin37Straight


To family and friends, I'm Shamar.  Thankful for the chance to give you a portion of who I am because too often were restricted in getting to know someone new.   Blinded by preconceived notions not knowing one's struggles, only at the other end do we understand the need to be understood.

Taking a chance on conversation and the unknown can be a beautiful risk...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 5/21/2020
Profile Alert! Added Education Profile on 5/21/2020
Lapeer, Michigan27Straight

Hello, I’m Isaac or Bear,

As you can see I’m incarcerated for an extensive period of time. Yet, despite that, I try to find something good in every day, however hard that may be.

I spend a lot of time on self-betterment, doing meditations, introspections, religious and secular study and learning of any variety; all in the hope that I’ll be a better man if and when I leave...

Iowa Park, Texas40Straight

As I unfold the ambition that exceeds, confine the aspiration in the mind/soul of an optimistic man. I feel it’s my manly deeds to let my soul roam freely while expressing my innermost feelings. I’m hoping you grant us the opportunity of establishing a special friendship that’s pleasant and unique with limitless routes and pathways.

I’m looking to become acquainted with individuals to...

Bayport, Minnesota64Straight


The opportunity for an exploration of ALL the possibilities!!

I’d like to thank you for taking the time out of your day to read this and ask that you see it as a chance to reach out across any distance between us. I would very much like for us to have the chance to get to know one another. I have no doubt that we could find something special.

My name is Dale. I...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 6/22/2020
Profile Alert! Added Education Profile on 6/22/2020
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Conneaut, Ohio36Straight
African AmericanOther

I am a God-fearing spiritual man, who is open to all religions denominations and backgrounds. I am a loyal, loving, caring man who is down to earth. I am a great listener. If I don't know a question, I will search for an answer. I like listening to R&B musicians writing poetry. I like reading spiritual books and romance novels. I exercise daily and meditate. I believe in healthy...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 5/17/2020
Soledad, California31Straight
African AmericanSpiritual

Please stand by.  My profile isn’t posted yet so has put this one up for the time being. My profile will be along shortly, but you don’t need to wait for it.  Please—write me today! 

Thanks, and please check back soon for my real profile.


Monroe, Washington62Straight
African AmericanSpiritual

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I’m Joseph, a true gentleman; San Francisco raised, but transplanted here in the Pacific Northwest. I look, feel and conduct myself in a manner that compliments my age; articulate, honest, ambitious and creative are words that best describe me. I maintain a healthy diet of academics, spirituality and body work. Books serve as the gateway to a world beyond prison...

Lawrenceville, Virginia37Straight
African AmericanMuslim

Interested in sincere long term relationship; where spirituality, honesty, open-mindedness, and loyalty is paramount.

Crescent City, California33Straight


You wouldn't believe how difficult it is to describe myself and arouse your interest in such few words.  Let me try.  As you can see I'm pretty easy on the eyes, no?   I'm 5 foot 6 inches tall, 164 pounds.  Yeah I'm just a little guy but I've got a really big…..heart.  For real though, I'm genuine, compassionate and honest with a firm belief...

Tehachapi, California29Straight

Hi, my name is Raul Eduardo and I'm looking for new positive and encouraging friends to learn from. My incarceration has been very extraordinary considering I've been in the system since the age of 16. Today I'm 29 years young and I've learned some of life's great lessons through this life trial.

I have the opportunity to get out soon and I want to be prepared, so in my free time I...

Pearl, Mississippi51
African AmericanChristian


Nice to meet you.  My name is Tara Lyle, and I'm grateful you took the time to read my profile.  Trust me, I understand that you may have some trepidation about reaching out to me because I have had a lot of mixed emotions about making myself vulnerable to others.  If you choose to embark upon this journey with me, I can assure you, it can be a positive adventure...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 6/2/2020
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Limon, Colorado61Straight

My name is Ricky and thank you for taking time to view my profile. I would like to write a lady who would enjoy a sincere and genuine friendship. Someone who I can share laughs and build a comfortable and honest bond with.

I consider myself someone with a good heart, great listener and does not prejudge anyone, and am looking for you to be similar as well. I like to exercise and...

Lebanon, Ohio31Straight


My name is Richard but my friends call me Rick. I’m hoping to meet some new people and establish some positive connections on the outside. I like building things with my own two hands and I hope to do so when I re-enter society. I love to learn and am a gifted artist. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

P.S. If you want to contact me you can reach me at

Pikeville, Tennessee34Straight

Greetings, thank you for visiting my profile and I hope all is well with you.

My name is Danny. It's a pleasure to meet you. The first thing I want you to know about me is that I don't allow being incarcerated to define me in any way. I'm a very loving and caring person to those that deserve my love and care. My personal evolution is of the utmost importance as I strive to...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 7/6/2020
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Pendleton, Oregon41Straight

Hello, my name is Jason Hogan.  I have many nicknames- Hogie, Hogie-bear, and my least favorite…Hogiebuns (lol).  I am a few years into a long prison sentence and looking to meet some new people.  I am 38 years of age, a Gemini, 6’2” tall, weigh 200 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes.  I’m athletic and work out daily.

I spend my time here training dogs for disabled...

Mansfield, Ohio34Straight

I am ambitious, business, and goal-oriented. I enjoy dressing up and nice cologne. I also like writing and creating music which is a strong passion of mine.

I am an individual that is seeking legacy and immortality, in the spirit. I am nondenominational, as there are many roads that can be taken which all leads to the same destination. I have a very silly side that is reserved for...

Huntsville, Texas40Straight


My name is Eddie and I’m 40 years old, from El Paso, Texas. I’m in search of friendship and hope to meet new people from all around the world. So I can share my feelings and ideas and to be to hear all about you, and your life and problems you might have. I know that at times one can feel lonely and lost and in need of someone to talk to. Well, I’m that someone! I want to be...

Muskegon, Michigan46Straight
African AmericanSpiritual

Dear Ms. Gorgeous, I guess your wondering how I can address you as Miss Gorgeous and I have never seen you. Well you are a woman, so just that alone qualify you to hold such a title. Plus, I understand your worth, the mother of the earth, Queen of the universe.

I enjoy warm weather, basketball, and working out. I love children and I hate to see them get hurt. I have never been in a...

Profile Alert! This profile is new! It was just posted on 5/16/2020
Huntsville, Texas32Straight

What’s up,

As you can see my name is Efrain, but feel free to call me “Ef” as all my friends do. Honestly I am looking for a friend to correspond with. I have been locked up since 2005 and it gets lonely in here.

I was sentenced to Capital Life for the alleged robbery and homicide of a drug dealer. I was a minor at the time of the incident and my case is now in Federal Court...

Livingston, Texas42Straight


My name is Joe, and I'm seeking companions to help pass the time, so I can maybe catch a glimpse of the world through your eyes and gain a new perspective so I can carry a positive frame of mind on my journey.

I hope to hear from you soon.


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Indian Springs, Nevada61Straight

A bit about myself...I retired in 2007 from the Resort and Entertainment industry, not expecting to be where I am now. My life goes way beyond prison. 

I am the youngest of four siblings. Being surrounded by men it would be very nice to have a female pen pal to write to and receive letters from, to share thoughts with, book...

Angola, Louisiana44Straight
African AmericanNon-denominational

Hello Ladies,

I’m Dre, a free spirited nature lover who seeks to correspond with an open-minded individual.  Enjoy such things as reading, writing, learning, listening to music, laughing and having a good time.  My friendship will smooth, comfort and coat your intellectual needs beyond distractions.

P.S.  Friendship is sought and kept alive by a deep yearning to...