While looking at it, see how many of the names say “family” next to them. People who have more support and connections tend to do better upon release, giving you and your relationship one less struggle to manage.
If family relations are stable, when it’s time, ask for introductions.
You know, things like wait X number of days to call a guy back, don’t sleep with a man before X number of dates, never be the first to say “I love you,” and so on and so on. Living a life with hard rules doesn’t allow flexibility.
You need to know how to use and modify rules based on your personal beliefs and what will directly work for you.
You’ve decided there are good enough people in prison who may be worth a chance. Are you working on your self-esteem and, for now, need the safety, additional confidence and security that dating a prisoner might offer?