90 Day Fiance Star Jorge Narva Dishes On His Relationship Status & His 125-Pound Weight Loss While In Prison
Jorge Nava , former star of 90 Day Fiance , is currently serving a two-and-a-half year prison sentence after he pleaded guilty in August 2018 for attempting to traffic nearly 300 pounds of marijuana across state lines, and he is taking the opportunity to improve himself and change his life. Nava has lost 125 pounds during his first year in prison, and he says things are starting to turn around.
Nava spoke with E! News from behind bars in an interview that was set up by his attorney Brad Rideout. He says that when he went through receiving and orientation at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Phoenix last September he weighed 275 pounds. But now, he’s lost nearly half his body weight and currently weighs 150 pounds.
Narva says he has been doing “a lot of jogging” and he does “military-based” workouts twice a day with another inmate.
“We both motivate each other and we push ourselves to the limit pretty much,” explained Nava.
Being behind bars has also forced Narva to ditch his diet of fast food, soda, and energy drinks, and now he buys his food from the prison commissary. He says that his diet now consists of mostly peanut butter and oatmeal.
“I wanted to be in the best physical and healthiest shape possible,” said Narva. “I feel healthy and energetic. I feel overall more confident with myself.”
Narva says that after his new mugshot went public - which showed off his amazing weight loss - he is glad that people are noticing some positivity out of a negative situation. And, he hopes that people can see that he has been able to turn his life around even though he is currently at the lowest point in his life.
In addition to getting healthy, Nava says that he and his wife Anfisa Nava are doing “really well” even though break-up rumors have swirled. Nava hopes that when he gets out he can start life over with a different point of view, and he doesn’t want to make the same mistakes.
Jorge Narva says he wants to turn this situation into something positive and make a greater change. And, his attorney adds that while a lot of people who go to prison change for the worse, Narva’s attitude and drive to change both mentally and physically is inspiring.