Strapped for cash in college, Brittni De La Mora found it pretty easy to fall into sex work. She started with stripping and made great money compared to her peers at school in Santa Barbara.
“I felt very rejected as a child,” she says. “So I was basically looking for love in all the wrong places.”
An attractive young lady, she drew a lot of attention, a lot of tips — and offers to get deeper into perdition.
“Producers came, and they started saying things that I didn’t hear at home. They were saying, ‘You are beautiful. You are destined to be a star. We absolutely love you. We make ‘romance movies.’ If you’re ever interested, give us a call,’” she says.
“There’s nothing romantic about a porno. I knew what they were talking about and I figured, ‘I’m already promiscuous, and I already take my clothes off for money, so I might as well take it one step further.’”
Ultimately, she dropped the college career. Why continue? She was earning $30,000 a month making movies and another $50,000 escorting in New York on weekends. What were her fellow students making with 4-year degrees? Nothing close.
Brittni also fell into drugs — which are widespread in the industry. A lot of workers abuse drugs to get through the scenes, which for a woman is usually traumatic and even tantamount to being raped. Drugs helped Brittni with this side too, but she started for another reason.
“I started because I weighed 105 pounds, and a director told me I was fat and needed to lose weight.” Brittni says. “I started using cocaine, and it was like this instant rush, and it actually helped me get through the porn scenes.”
Under the stage name Jenna Presley, she became a superstar in the industry and featured in more than 300 films.
“The first time I filmed a porn scene — weird. It was like, gross. It was really bad,” she remembers. “Emotionally, I just started to go downhill.”
She got hooked on heroin, pills, cocaine and briefly crystal meth, she told Fox News.
The depravity started to lose its luster and after three-and-a-half years, Brittni, who had been reading a Bible, accepted Jesus into her heart.
“I made Jesus my Lord and Savior,” she says. “But Satan wasn’t happy about my decision and sent a man in my life because men were my weakness.”
The guy was a backslidden Christian who initially took her to church — a ruse only to play her.
“He won me over through manipulation,” Brittni says. “In the beginning, he made me feel good about myself.”
Eventually, he steered her back into the sex industry. In a time when they needed money, he suggested she do some work to help out.
“It’s time,” he told her. “Let’s get you back into the adult film industry.”
She had burned bridges with her family, so she thought she had no alternative. She returned to films. This time she was stuck for three years. And all the money went to the guy. He became Brittni’s pimp.
“This time I was giving all my money away to a pimp,” Brittni says. “He definitely had that type of power over me.”
While she was under his sway and lost in an abyss of lust, she nevertheless kept reading her Bible.
One day, she was scheduled for a film in a few hours when she read Revelation 2:20-22: I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet. By her teaching, she misleads my servants into sexual immorality… I will cast her on a bed of suffering.
“That’s not a very fun scripture to read when you’re on your way to film a porn scene,” Brittni remembers. Read the rest of porn star to preacher.