Getting to Know Marijuana Lifer Parker Coleman

Parker Coleman is serving de-facto life for marijuana.

Parker Coleman is serving de-facto life for marijuana.

You can learn more about Parker Coleman’s case here.  But we also thought it would be nice to let the public get to know the real men behind these horrific Draconian sentences for nonviolent marijuana crimes.  So we asked a series of fun questions” designed to do just that!

Getting to Know Parker Coleman

I asked Parker Coleman a series of questions to help everyone get to know him better, Here’s what he said:

What meal or food do you crave most that you will want to eat when you get out?

What are your favorite books or who are your favorite authors? 
Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill, The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown, and the entire Game of Thrones series by George R.R. Martin.

Prefer winter or summer?
I love dressing for the winter, but prefer summer.

Nocturnal or morning person?
I’m flexible, but nocturnal I suppose.

Coffee or tea?

Favorite Sports?
Basketball (OKC)

Favorite Teams?
New England Patriots, LA Dodgers, and Floyd “Moneymaker” Mayweather, of course.

Favorite movie(s)?
Gladiator, 300, Law Abiding Citizen, Casino, Man of War

Favorite TV show(s)?
Shark Tank, Sparticus.

Parker Coleman, serving de-facto Life for Marijuana, as a young student.

Parker Coleman, serving de-facto Life for Marijuana, as a young student.

Favorite song(s) and/or musical artist(s)?
Jadakiss by Jay-Z, and Crazy World by Young Jeezy.

What is your favorite color? 

Prefer to be near a lake or the ocean?

If you could walk out tomorrow and go anywhere – where would it be and why?
I would go to wherever my mother is because she brought me into this world and she deserves to hold her son, whom she has been supporting throughout my imprisonment.

If you could travel to any country – where would it be and why? 
Dubai, one of the richest countries in the world.  The scenery is amazing!

What do you most want people to understand about being incarcerated that you don’t think they understand?
LOL, I always tell people on the outside that there is no love for ghosts.  Ninety-eight percent of the individuals you encounter in your life are merely associates, because if they are true friends, then you consider them your family by their actions.  It is so easy to be lost and forgotten in the system by so-called friends, but true family members never forget you, whether they are blood related or not.  Your family will always chase that “ghost” hoping that one day you will appear in the flesh again.

There is power in thoughts and words.  A system of actions, backed up by belief, always produces results.  So for those who are supporting anyone incarcerated, keep believing and breathing life into the walking dead men considered ghosts.  I don’t have hope, I BELIEVE, and I know the end result.  Regardless of what anyone else thinks, I WILL be resurrected from this death one day.  Never lose faith in your “family” behind bars.  I’ve seen good guys die, literally, from a lack of having a good support system.


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