Early life and education
Cruz was born in Stockton, California to Filipino parents. She graduated from Brookside Christian High School in Stockton, where she was a cheerleader , and she graduated in the top 5% of her class. She then moved to San Rafael to attend the Dominican University of California , majoring in print journalism . In her sophomore year, she transferred to San Francisco State University , but left without graduating. Instead, she began performing in pornographic films . 
Cruz appeared on The Howard Stern Show on March 28, 2006.  That same year, she appeared in a minor role in the film National Lampoon 's Teed Off Too .  Other mainstream credits include appearances in John Dies at the End ,  The Night Crew ,  and a lesbian version of MTV's show NEXT.  She also has made several appearances on WEW (Women's Extreme Wrestling).  In 2011, she appeared in Stephen Malkmus ' music video Senator alongside actors Jack Black and Gary Cole . Cruz has also been featured in sex and bondage videos for several of Kink.com 's many websites.
In 2014, she met doctor and professional dating coach Don Davidson at the AVN Awards in Las Vegas. The pair began to date and launched DrDLifestyle.com, a men's lifestyle design and dating coaching company. In 2015, the couple launched a fitness speed dating company and humorous condom company.
Cruz is a vegan .  She met Jack Lawrence in 2004, whom she married at the Adult Entertainment Expo 2005 in Las Vegas.  They divorced two years later apparently due to "differences".  Cruz previously identified as bisexual  but now considers herself queer or pansexual . 
Awards and nominations
- 2007 AVN Award nominee - Most Valuable Starlet 
- 2007 AVN Award nominee - Best Group Sex Scene, Video - Corruption 
- 2007 F.A.M.E. Award nominee - Finalist: Dirtiest Girl in Porn 
- 2008 Adam Film Award – Squirt Queen of the Year 
- 2012 AVN Award nomination - Best Group Sex Scene - The Rocki Whore Picture Show: A Hardcore Parody (Wicked Pictures) with Alektra Blue , Jessica Drake , Kaylani Lei , Brandy Aniston , Nikki Daniels, Lucky Starr, Puma Swede , Kirsten Price , Randy Spears , Tommy Gunn, Marcus London , Ron Jeremy , Jack Vegas, Dick Chibbles, Rocco Reed & Mac Turner 
- 2012 XBIZ Award nominee - Performer Comeback of the Year 
- 2012 XRCO Award nominee - Best Cumback