Inmate Profile: Shawn Rockefeller

Video highlights from Hard Time

shawn rockefeller YOB: 1986


Gender:MALE

Major Offense:STATUTORY RAPE

Other Offenses:METHAMPHETAMINE POSSESSION, THEFT BY REC STOLEN PROPERTY, CONTRIBUTING TO DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR

Sentence Length: 5 years

Current Status: Parole

Shawn Rockefeller Hard Time Quotations

  • People turn 18 and go to college; I turned 18 and went to prison." "John D. Rockefeller is my great-grandfather's second cousin. Which leaves me with blood of gold and empty pockets, you know what I'm saying?"
  • "I am in trouble for being in love, having a, you know, a puppy love relationship, a high school relationship... Alright, she is three years and one month younger than me. That one month makes the difference of a misdemeanor and a felony."
  • "I was scared, hearing all the stories. I'm young, I'm white, and I'm, I'm what they call, I'm pretty. Prime candidate."
  • "Somebody gets up in your face in here, it's best to swing first, right then and there, no argument, don't talk about it, just swing, get to hooking."
  • "Prison's changed me a lot; it's opened my eyes. It's given me a hard heart; I don't care about things. And I don't care about people that I used to… This place has hardened me."
  • "I have to register as a sex offender for the rest of my life. Some guy, probably their name is before mine or after mine who's probably out there and they've raped some little child. You know, my situation was completely different."

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