Shyla Jennings was born in Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. She's of Dutch, German, and Spanish descent. Moreover, her father was in the military and she grew up in Texas. Jennings first began performing in explicit hardcore movies in 2009; she has appeared in X-rated features for such notable companies as Girlfriends Films, FM Concepts, Mile High, Lethal Hardcore, Filly Films, and Kick Ass Pictures. Shyla was nominated for an AVN Award for Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene in 2012.