Final statements from people who are about to go to jail

For most, going to prison is a life-changing event.

Sentenced convicts have to get mentally prepared for the loss of freedom, lack of opportunities to see their loved ones, as well as harsh living conditions in jail.

Doing that is easier said than done, and there will be a lot going through the minds of would-be prisoners before their date of incarceration.

Distractify has compiled a series of statements made by individuals who are about to go to jail.

Have a look at them in the gallery above.