Jay Ashley began his adult film career in 1993, entering the industry with his girlfriend Kaitlyn Ashley. The two met back in high school, spending a total of 12 years together before eventually separating due to the matter of children. In any case, Jay continued to add to what has been an extensive and fruitful career in the adult film industry. He also dated fellow porn star Aurora Snow for seven years until their relationship reached an end. During the 17 years Jay has spent in the adult-entertainment business, he has appeared in over 1,200 productions and has directed a total of 24 films between 1996-2004. He has been nominated for awards by both the AVN (Adult Video News) and XRCO (X-Rated Critics Organization).