Jenna Presley (born April 1, 1987) [4] was the stage name of Brittni Ruiz , [2] an American former pornographic actress . [3]

Early life

Presley began stripping topless in Tijuana , Mexico . [6] She continued to strip in Tijuana almost every weekend for approximately two years while she was still underage . [7] At age 17 she began receiving treatment for anorexia nervosa , which lasted nearly two years. [7] [9] In 2005 she graduated with honors from Hilltop High School and briefly attended Santa Barbara City College . [9] She studied broadcasting and journalism and worked as a telemarketer . [10]

Career

Presley entered the adult film industry in September 2005 when she was 18 years old [3] Around one month into her porn career she caught gonorrhea . [3] While active in the business, she was credited with performing in over 275 films. [4] In 2010 she was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top female stars in porn. [19] Complex ranked her 17th on its list of "The Top 100 Hottest Porn Stars (Right Now)" in 2011. [15]

During her time in the adult film industry Presley was known for her ability to ejaculate , which she discovered during a sex scene with Nick Manning . [16] Presley retired from the adult film industry in 2012. [3]

Personal life

After three years in the industry her grandparents took her to the Rock Church in San Diego , where "she raised her hand to receive Jesus as her personal Lord and Savior" after hearing a sermon from The Rev. Miles McPherson . [18] Further inspired by Rachel Collins, a Christian pastor at XXX Church , Presley left the adult film industry in November 2012. [3] [44] [19] [20] Since then, Presley began working in business sales and studying psychology in college. [21] In a 2013 interview Presley discussed a book in the making about her past struggles with drugs in the industry and about her new faith in Christianity. [45] In August 2013, she appeared on The View with Craig Gross, pastor of the Triple X Church, to discuss her conversion to Christianity . [2]

During her time in the adult film industry, Presley used crystal meth and cocaine (to try to lose weight), ecstasy , and oxycontin . [3]

Awards

Year Ceremony Result Category Work
2006 NightMoves Award Won Best New Starlet (Fan Choice) [23] N/A