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Hi, my name is Diego, I’m a Puerto Rican male, 32 years of age, 6’2”, 200 pounds, athletic physique. I was raised in Boston and Puerto Rico. I am fully bi-lingual. I am a relaxed person with strong values, hard working and dependable, pleasant and very down to earth.

I like to write music, any genre. I focus more on the lyrics than the actual style, English or Spanish. Inspiration comes to me from everyday life. I just express how I feel; a healthy hobby I’ve been told many times to pursue.

I’m looking for a friend to share with an opinion, a thought. The monotony in this place has given me a lot of insight. I find myself wondering about the smallest things; little things of the outside world, things I used to take for granted – “Never again”. I had a rough childhood, it made me strong and independent at an early age. It could’ve been worse, I’ve heard worse. I think struggle builds character, it’s taught me to work hard for what I want, to never concede. Life is a gift that should be cherished to the fullest and I plan to upon my release. If you would like to write me or get to know me better, I’d be glad to have you as a friend. I am a good listener. Feel free to ask me anything, I will always give you an honest reply. Thank you for considering me.

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Diego Ortiz-Mendez #37451
Yankton Minimum Unit
178 Mickelson Dr.
Yankton, SD 57078 USA

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About Diego
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius Marital Status Single Seeking Prayer Partners: No
Correspond Overseas: Yes Race: Hispanic Sex: Male
Date of Birth: 11/22/1983 - 33 Religion: Christian Sexual Orientation: Straight
Eyes: Brown Seeking Donations: No Institutional Email: N/A
Hair: Brown Seeking Education: No Profile Started On: 11/1/2016
HomeTown: Puerto Rico Seeking Legal Help: No Profile Ends On: 11/1/2017
Incarceration Information
Earliest Release Date:06/10/2017On Death Row:NoServing Life Sentence:No
Latest Release Date:2024Incarcerated Since:2014Incarcerated For:See Crime

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