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Life Sentence Prison Pen Pals

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Hello, my name is Melvin Martinez. I’m a 36 year old, Hispanic male. My first language is Spanish but I do understand and speak English as well. I am interested in Hispanic women that I may be able to have a good and profound conversation with. I have enclosed a photo of myself. I have been told by many that I look more the of the age 26 or 27. I guess I look younger than I am. I will be...

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Black/African AmericanChristian


My name is Anthony Vales.   I'm 38 years of age from Cleveland, Ohio.

I'm seeking correspondence from open minded individuals.

I love sports, music, and sign language.  I'm a people person, very laid back, and cool.

If you would like to learn more, feel free to write me or email me on JPay.

Thank you and take care!


John Heden #192162Primary Picture

Hello my new friend,

I look forward to hearing from you and that we can become good friends. I will respond to all that write to me; such as anyone from the LGBTQT community and social activists, liberals are welcome to contact me too. And anyone who just wants a good friend, I’m here.

I’m caring honest, loyal, open minded and nonjudgmental. I enjoy painting, drawing, music,...


My name is Justin and I want to write to tell you a little about me and ask you to write to me. I was in the Army for 6 years, I love music, all kinds, but mostly Country. I am a Christian, but want anyone who wishes to write to do so, as I am looking for a friend who loves animals.

I am a dog trainer in Paws For Life ( I am so blessed to be a part of rescuing...

Black/African American


I’m hoping to meet someone genuine that I can vibe with and build a friendship with.

I’m mostly the laid back type. I’m confident, receptive, understanding, compassionate, loyal, honest and ambitious. I also have a sharp sense of humor and I’m very outspoken. I enjoy traveling whenever I can, swimming, playing pool, chess, listening to music and just being in the company...

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Black/African AmericanChristian


I just want to thank you all for taking the time out to look at my profile.

I’m trying to make a few friends around the world. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in life. I’ve learned and grown from them. Now it’s time for a change and add a few new people in my life that I can learn from...

Black/African AmericanBaptist

Hi! My name is Devin and I'm looking to meet new people to correspond with, I'm also open to getting to know people in different states and different countries.

A couple of things about myself, I'm an outdoors type of guy I love going fishing and doing anything that has to do with the outdoors. I have one child and that little girl is the love of my life along with my mother.



Hello, my name is Joseph but I go by Joe. I’m looking for positive mail and people who are serious about life and conversation.

I’ve lived the thug life for 40 years and it got me here, so now I’m trying some new and positive things. I go to school, I work out a lot, I pray every morning for a positive day. I believe God is good in every way.

I like to laugh and tell jokes. I...

WhiteNative American


My name is Angela.  I'm a worker, thinker, prayer, overcomer, leader, perfectionist (I'm working on this.  LOL), and a meditator.  I'm also willful, open minded, and a contemplator.    All of this is “code” for productive, smart, survivor, bossy, tenacious, peaceful, independent, dignified, and a little of a procrastinator.

I'm looking for a...

Black/African AmericanChristian

Hey my name is Jovonta, but everyone calls me Wooh.

I’m a cool laid back person looking for friends and see where it leads.

JPay me, write, whatever you prefer... I’m not objective. Let’s get to know each other!

Black/African AmericanChristian

It’s easier to judge those less fortunate than you when you haven’t been through much, but much harder when you understand how it feels to struggle.


I know the world is going through a rough patch right now, dealing with covid and many other issues. I pray that everyone is doing their best to stay – and keep everyone around them – safe and healthy. At times like these it...

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First, please let me begin by saying that new evidence has recently come to light in my case that will see my conviction thrown out within the next year or so.

That said, I would describe myself as honest, straightforward, patient, reliable, motivated, and very open minded, with a sometimes brash sense of humor.  My interests include; classic pickup trucks, science, history,...


My name is Christian. Since being in prison, I've grown into a better version of myself. I made mistakes when I was younger that put me here but I'm doing my best to prove to my family and friends that I won't come back when I leave. In my free time, I spend a lot of time working out, mostly powerlifting routines. I try to occupy my mind from all of the outside noise.

I've done...

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Black/African AmericanChristian

Today is a great day,

I am a fun, artistic, intelligent, open-minded, flirtatious, witty, affectionate and fascinating person. I’m short and attractive, with curves in all the right places. I like TLC and PDA. I have a lot of fun stories to tell you and I want    to hear yours too.

Write to me and let’s get to know each other. Gender, age (over 18) and sex not...

Black/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...

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Hispanic/Latino American

To whom may view this profile, 

My name is Tommy and I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. I am currently 34 years old and I’ve been in prison for the past 13 years, which has not been very easy for me. Nothing comes to a sleeper, but a dream. 

Before prison, one could say I was asleep because of the life I was living. I have survived many things in my life but...

Hispanic/Latino AmericanCatholic

Hi, my name is Edgar. I'm hoping to meet some new people. About me; I'm tall brown complex with tattoos, I was born in Mexico Cd. Juarez I speak English and Spanish.

I am currently serving a life sentence but I'm still fighting my case. I got my GED while incarcerated and looking forward to furthering my education while I serve my time. I love working out I currently work in the...

Gregory Wall #W85963 - Primary Picture

Positive, upbeat, free spirit with a good sense of humor that is seeking friends from all walks of life. I’m presently appealing my case in Federal and State courts, after getting DNA records that were concealed for 10 years by governments and I’m optimistic about the future. I worked previously in insurance and construction in the Boston area, commuting from the suburbs and occasionally on...

Black/African AmericanChristian


My name is Brian.   I look forward to meeting you and establishing a genuine friendship with a good hearted, down to earth, and loyal person.  The feeling of loneliness can be overwhelming at times and I look forward to the opportunity of meeting you and starting a friendship that can last a lifetime.   I will respond to your letters.   ...


First, thanks for taking the time to look at my profile. I'm not good at this type of thing but I'm gonna keep it real.

My name is Kelton but most call me C. I enjoy anything related to art, tattoos (obviously), sketching, etc. I follow politics avidly and listen to a wide variety of music. I'm a pretty laid-back guy with a great sense of humor and a cynical view of life. I take my...

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I’m a little shy, and I’ve been having trouble putting myself out there, so I thought that writing a pen-pal help get me out of this shyness. Some stuff about me: I’ve been training dogs for six years, and for about two years now I’ve been training service dogs for veterans. Training dogs has given me purpose and set me...

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Hi, I’m Robert and I feel like there’s no better time than now to re-introduce myself to the world. I think the best way to do that is by meeting people who are open to new and different ideas and experiences. I’d like to get to know someone who is cultured and willing to freely share their own experiences and view on life.

Right now focusing on my future is important to me. So meeting...

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Black/African AmericanChristian


My name is Lorenzo Parish.  I'm an African American 23 year old male.   I have no children, which doesn't mean I'm not interested in a woman that has some.   I'm full of life and everything it has to offer.   I'm a very active person, I love working out, laughing a lot, and most importantly, brain storming and exercising my thinking.


Black/African AmericanChristian

Hello there,

My name is Bianca. I am hoping to meet outgoing and charismatic individuals. I pride myself on being an honest and upfront woman. Throughout my incarceration I have authentically and realistically been proactive in achieving personal success by exercising my ability to take full advantage of the opportunities that are conducive to my betterment. I have made some poor...

Hispanic/Latino AmericanSpiritual

Hey, Hi, Hello!

I'm just looking to make some new friends.   I am hoping to network with people who are into mentoring, spiritual guidance, and prison advocacy.  I am open to meeting everyone.

Sometimes I wonder if I am all alone, if there is anyone out there in the free world to share some laughs and smiles with.   I've been locked up going on a decade...