Jenna Presley was born on 1 April 1987 in Chula Vista, California, USA. She has a brother and a sister. She is the eldest of three children. Attended Hillton High School and was an excellent student. When she was 14, she was raped. She had a positive sexual experience as early as 16. Anorexia nervosa started at 16. She was in and out of a psychiatric hospital. Started her adult career at age 15 when she started dancing topless in clubs in Mexico. She went to college in Santa Barbara, California.
She danced at Spearmint Rhino in Santa Barbara. There she was found by an Astrux studio owner. Jenna began performing in hardcore films at the age of 18 in September 2005. Just a couple of months later she contracted gonorrhoea. In 2006 she made it to the second season of Jenna’s American Sex Star show. She made it to the finals but came in second place. In October 2007, Jenna decided that she would no longer star in M/G scenes. Although she made this decision, she continued filming in 2008 and 2009.
On March 16, 2010 her boyfriend Fernando Fernandez is one of the gang of Mongols Motorcycle Club bikers in San Diego. He was beaten by the Hells Angels gang and beaten in the head, chest with brass knuckles. This happened at Los Panchos Restaurant on Washington Street in San Diego. He died of his injuries on 18 March 2010.
After 3 years in the industry, her grandparents brought her to The Rock Church in San Diego where she willingly embraced Christianity as her faith and “Jesus as her personal Lord and Saviour”. She was inspired by Rachel Collins (one of the anti-porn organisations), a Christian pastor at XXX Church, and decided to leave the porn industry completely (November 2012).
After she ended her career, Jenna worked in business and attended college, where she studied psychology. In a 2013 interview, Jenna announced that she was preparing a book about her past struggles with drugs in the industry and her faith in Christianity. While she was in the industry she used meth, cocaine, heroin and ecstasy because she was trying to lose weight that way.
In August 2013 Jenna took part in The View with Craig Gros’, pastor of Triple X Church, where she discussed her conversion to Christianity.
She helps the Foundation Against Violence, Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking. “I never tire of telling my story because every opportunity I get to share is another opportunity to glorify God.”
In the summer of 2008, she had her breasts enlarged from size 2 to 5.
Married to Richard De La Mora since 20 February 2016.
Was one of the top 12 porn stars according to Maxim magazine in 2010.
Twistys Treat of the Month for March 2009.
Has been engaged twice while in the industry.
Had suicidal thoughts and tendencies in 2009.
Awards and nominations
Nominee: Best Solo Sex Scene, This Ain’t Two and a Half Men (2010)
Nominee: Best Three-Way Sex Scene: G/G/B, Party Girls (2011)
Nominee: Cream Dream of the Year