Eva attended Foothill High School (Santa Ana, California) in North Tustin, an unincorporated community in Orange County, California, United States. The school has has a mailing address in Santa Ana, but is actually located in the foothills above Tustin, a very wealthy area. She is of Chinese, Irish, English, and Cuban descent.

She entered porn in 2003 three months after she turned 18. She has said she was so anxious to be in porn that she started making her own homemade porn videos when she was 13.

She took a temporary hiatus from porn to try to join the United States Navy between May and November 2004 during which she returned to school and worked at Macaroni Grill in Valencia, California.

Her return to porn came shortly after her boyfriend Dan Beard committed suicide on 7 November 2004.

As of January 10, 2007 the IAFD has her credited with performances in 164 DVDs and the Adult Web Movie Database has her listed on 37 different websites covering a wide range of genres.