Kenneth Connin is living proof that dreams really can come true.
The 27-year-old became a quadriplegic nine years ago after suffering a traumatic spinal cord injury during a competitive cheerleading event.
“Just because I’m injured and I have certain limitations, [it] doesn’t mean that I don’t still enjoy pleasure and I don’t still enjoy touch,” he tells Davey Wavey in a new interview.
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Connin, who lives in Portland, has long dreamed of doing gay porn. Now, that dream has finally been realized. He just filmed his first x-rated scene with veteran adult film star Pierce Paris for Davey Wavey’s adult film studio Himeros.
“Outside of my wheelchair, I’m just like everybody else,” Connin says.
The 16-minute scene, titled “Facef*ck Me”, premiered on the platform this week. It’s official description reads:
This is a video about two men with a hot, intimate connection. Kenneth enjoys when guys kiss, touch and tease his neck, face and ears. But what he really loves is a deep, hard, aggressive facef*cking. And today, that’s exactly what he’ll get. This video features Kenneth Connin and Pierce Paris. It was created with consultation by Andrew Gurza.
Connin says he couldn’t be happier with how the scene turned out.
“It was totally what I wanted,” he gushes. “What I expected was to feel a little more awkward and a little more out of place but everyone here has done a great job at making sure I feel just like anyone else.”
Asked why he didn’t use a pseudonym like so many other adult film performers, Connin replied: “I’m proud of what I’m doing and who I am and I think everyone else should be too.”
We can’t argue with that!
He adds, “I hope that people understand from watching my scene [that] it’s OK to have sex whether you’re disabled or whether you’re not disabled. I want able-bodied people to know that just because someone has a disability, that doesn’t mean they no longer have a sex life.”