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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Shaina Sepulvado #1433509 - Primary Picture
Marlin, Texas29Straight

Hello, my name is Shaina. I’m not sure what I’m searching for but at one time I was a lost, lonely, abused 16 year old girl who had no sense of direction. I want a positive someone who can be a friend, mentor and companion, someone who can help me grow and show me the right way.

I was a 16 year old who came from a broken, abusive...

Coalinga, California48Straight


I'm Pyer. Sorry, I am not able to place a picture for my profile yet. The only pictures I have of myself are mug shots and I didn't want you to judge this book by its cover. 

I seek to correspond with a person or people I can come to call my friend. Someone who can have me captivated and eagerly wanting to know more about my new found friend. 

I love to...

Mark Horton #A440-516Primary Picture
Marion, Ohio38Straight
African AmericanChristian

I'm 6'0, 210lbs, and I love reading books that stimulate my mind and help me grow and develop in every area of my life. I love working out because it relieves a lot of unnecessary stress and tension. Who doesn't want to look good and feel good on a consistent basis? I also like to lay back and listen to my music and write poetry which is like a form of therapy for my mind, heart, and...

Larry Alexander #KS7678 - Primary Picture
St. Petersburg, Florida33Straight
African AmericanMuslim

Hi, I’m currently incarcerated and to make a long story short, I need help, legally. I have been in jail for over 13 years and I have a 13 year old son. One of his friends was killed recently. I just found out after I called him and he was at the memorial.

I have been meaning to sign up for this in order to get help but I have been putting it off because I thought I would be able to...

Buena Vista, Colorado33Straight

Hello stranger, I’m a 33 year old male with diverse interests currently looking for interesting and empathetic people to correspond with. I’m serving a sentence for alleged domestic violence related to offenses against a woman I was with for nearly 4 years of my life. I’m not proud of the mistakes I’ve made in life but I’ve grown tremendously from them and I’m willing to discuss anything with...

John Trotman #1607681 - Primary Picture
Gatesville, Texas37Straight
African AmericanChristian

What’s up,

Are you tired of the same old lies? Or people who are lacking honesty, sincerity and respect? Well, I promise to shower you with attention, affection and appreciation. To always lend a helping hand… and time devoted to you and you alone!

Prison is lonely and I would like to meet some new people. I’m searching for a meaningful and lasting friendship, maybe more? Inner...

Sterling, Colorado31Straight

Let me get right to it, my name is Michael (Mike for short). I am divorced and have 3 kids whom I am constantly think of and am doing everything to get back to. I am in the process of appealing my Life without parole plus 32 years sentence.

I'm really looking to get out of the same circle of people and make a change for the better. I'm looking forward to good conversations, making new...

South Walpole, Massachusetts34Straight

Hello world, I go by the name of Derrick and I am on this site looking for a potential friend and someone to correspond with regularly during these hard times. It's been some of the hardest times I've had to face alone. I am intrigued by women who are sure of themselves and know what they want out of life. I would like to build a friendship based on honesty, loyalty and respect. I know it may...

Concord, Massachusetts41Straight
African AmericanSpiritual

Hello, my name is Shaun Jenkins. I’m a 41 year old, open minded, Indian/Black man. Throughout the past 15 years of being incarcerated, I have done a lot of soul searching and self-refinement, which enabled me to face the everyday adversities of prison life and discover my greater-self and still evolve and keep a positive outlook on life.

While this is my first time being incarcerated,...

Arsenio Bustos #328695 - Primary Picture
Florence, Arizona25Straight

Hello there, I hope I caught your attention.

My name is Arsenio. I’m 25 years old. I’m a very easy person to get along with. I’m looking for a friendship, someone that I can talk to about anything. If you become my friend, I promise to keep it 100, keep a secret, listen to you, give and take advice, and put a smile on your face if you’re having a bad day.

Although I may seem...

Daniel Michel #BE4535 - Primary Picture
Blythe, California22Straight


My name is Daniel. I’m 22 years old, Mexican/American, 5’5”, and very handsome. Haha.

I’ve been incarcerated since I was 19 for a gang-related crime but I’ve moved on with my life and no longer entertain the thought of being a gang member. I am focusing all my attention on only bettering my life and to do good. Yes, I’m a lifer but I started fighting my case again because...

Coleman, Florida40Straight


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...

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Coleman, Florida47Straight


All beloved and beautiful women all over the world.  My name is Steve.  I'm 6 foot 2 inches tall, slim but muscular and handsome yet still a modest and young looking man from North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Besides being a genuine person, I've been acknowledged by family and friends for my great sense of humor.  I also enjoy exercising so naturally I'm a...

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Barbara Holder #871288 - Primary Picture
Gatesville, Texas60Straight

My name is Barbara Holder.

Although I have been incarcerated since 1997, only now am I ready to let my guard down and accept a new friend, someone who has interests similar to me. I had many interests and hobbies before coming to prison. I enjoy listening to a variety of music. Some of my other interests are computers, camping, fishing, and reading. I enjoy a good book and pass many...

Youngstown, Ohio28Straight
African AmericanMuslim


My name is Jaquise. I’m 28 years old. I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. I turned to this website to find a genuine friend, someone wo can help lift my spirits when I’m down. A friend who’s willing to converse about just anything. I understand my situation is not ideal to be searching for love but hopefully a friendship can sprout and our bond can be one both can love....

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Bennie Lackings #326869 - Primary Picture
Angola, Louisiana46Straight
African AmericanNon-denominational

I want someone to write me. I want someone who I can talk with, write to, who will see me for who I am. I want to write and talk with someone who will tell me who they really are.

So who am I? I am Bennie. And yes, I am in prison with a life sentence because...

Jonathan Gomez #01503270Primary Picture
Kenedy, Texas36Straight

Hey, what’s good with you,

My name is Jonathan, I’m 36 and basically looking for a female/friendship type of relationship. I don’t discriminate or really have a certain type, only that you have a sense of humor, are ambitious, willing to give her time and compassion and that knows what they want in life. I’m looking for that person that is willing to laugh, make jokes, crack on each...

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Benjamin Harless #K95374 - Primary Picture
Ione, California38Straight

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

This is my 20th year in prison for a horrible mistake at 16 and I've yet to find the woman to spend my life with. Are you like me? Have you spent your life pursuing goals at the expense of meaningful relationships? Does everyone see you as successfully independent,...

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Clarence Dunnington #01909127 - Primary Picture
Abilene, Texas31Straight
African AmericanNon-denominational

Hello and what's up to the world.

I've never done anything like this pen-pal thing before, so bear with me. I joined it to see if I can meet new people that I can vibe with and who can relate to me, share some companionship with me and maybe build a friendship. And of course, to give my mind time to escape from the everyday scene of the penitentiary.

I am an easy going type of...

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Ione, California43Straight

Friends and networkers, write a prisoner like me for the adventure to begin in your pursuit of happiness.  I’m 43 and promising not to waste time wasting your time because for me, myself it’s been a long time coming since I’ve been prepared to share my world.   See, I am an entrepreneur on the rise and for the last 20 years I have been working on me.   

As of...

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Joe Feijoo #00683294 - Primary Picture
Richmond, Texas59Straight

Hi everyone, I’ve been incarcerated for a long time and find myself pretty lonely since I don’t receive much correspondence from family or friends.  And it would be a pleasure to make a friend out of you. 

I’m a very open and understanding person, willing to discuss any subject under the sun.  I used to enjoy riding my bicycle around all the different parks up in New...

Joliet, Illinois66Straight
African AmericanOther

Dear potential friend, thanks for visiting. Your curiosity is why I’m posting. By the way, I’m Kenneth, an optimistic realist. I grew up in Chicago on the other side of perfect. I’m an artist/writer who desires to reach beyond these windowless walls to touch the flowers of friendship. I’m seeking someone who understands that I’m human, for I feel, laugh, and cry.

I’m intelligent, funny...

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Chet Shelton #02199675 - Primary Picture
Amarillo, Texas30Straight

I want to start out by thanking you for taking the time to read my words.

I am trying to reach out and find someone who will be open minded. Someone who will not be judgemental and believes in second chances. The fact that I am incarcerated for a crime I did not commit, has me doing a lot of soul searching. I am not a reflection this place nor the crime I am accused of. Please don...

Derrick McElroy #6698160Primary Picture
Fort Madison, Iowa33Straight
African AmericanCatholic

I always try to keep a positive outlook on things, good or bad. I’m free spirited, unique, and very open minded. I love laughing, working out, and reading.

I’m a bit sports fan and I love music. I updated my...

James Schaar #A432-105Primary Picture
Lima, Ohio36Straight

Wait! Don’t just scroll down, let me get a few minutes of your time to tell you a few things about myself. I just might interest you.

I come from an Italian family, but I do enjoy learning about other cultures and their traditions.

I have an 18 year old daughter. She is the best part of my life and I believe she is the most beautiful creation in the world.

I listen to a...