Is JJ Knight The Best Gay Porn Star Of 2016?

Posted December 5, 2016 by with 67 comments

jj-knight-gay-pornIt’s that time of year again: Str8UpGayPorn is proud to present the 4th Annual Str8ie Awards for 2016′s Best Gay Porn Star!

Last year’s winner was Diego Sans, so who will take home the gay porn industry’s most prestigious trophy this year? It’s 100% up to you. Like last year, the Str8ie winner will be determined solely by fan voting, and like last year, there will be 10 nominees. To be eligible for 2016’s Best Gay Porn Star, the gay porn star must have appeared in at least five gay porn scenes in 2016. All of the gay porn stars who were nominated for this award in previous years (2013, 2014, 2015) are NOT eligible this year.

Str8UpGayPorn’s first nominee for 2016’s Best Gay Porn Star was Justin Owen, and today’s second nominee is JJ Knight!

jj-knight-gay-porn-star-nude-photography-mark-henderson-2After several event appearances, photo shoots (above via Mark Henderson), winning awards, and performing in nearly two dozen gay porn scenes at multiple studios (GuysInSweatpants, CockyBoys, TitanMen, Men.com, NextDoorRaw), it was a very busy 2016 for JJ Knight, and he found a studio to call home when Falcon signed him as an exclusive last April. There, he’s proven to be the studio’s most consistent (not to mention most lusted after) performer.

85732_03Words like “humongous” and “enormous” are often used hyperbolically to describe large cocks, but either of those words could be used in the most literal and true sense to describe JJ Knight’s penis. It is legitimately 9.5 inches long, not to mention extremely thick and perfectly proportioned. But best of all, it is always hard, and JJ Knight uses every inch of it when he’s pounding his bottoms.

jjkniIn addition to his big appendage, JJ Knight is a big guy (he’s 6’2″) with big cum shots, big smiles, and a big, warm personality, which fans and co-stars appreciate. He’s well-liked and, unlike a lot of gay porn stars, has had no public feuds or Twitter meltdowns.

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JJ Knight has also had the good fortune of being paired with some of the best, most talented performers in the industry, including Brendan Phillips (above), Kyle Kash, Colby Keller, Ryan Rose, and Brenner Bolton (below).

jjbbJJ Knight’s best gay porn scene of 2016 might have been released way back in February, when he fucked Austin Wilde bareback on GuysInSweatpants:

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[GuysInSweatpants: JJ Knight Fucks Austin Wilde Bareback]

Actually, JJ Knight’s best gay porn scene of 2016 might not have been released yet. Later this week, Falcon is releasing his scene with the iconic Brent Corrigan, and they look incredible together.

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[Falcon: JJ Knight Fucks Brent Corrigan]

[Falcon: JJ Knight’s Complete Filmography]

Will JJ Knight add the title of 2016’s Best Gay Porn Star to what has already been his best year ever? He’ll face off against nine other gay porn stars when voting begins on December 31st.

  • Biff BFF

    yes! JJ Knight, Yes!

  • Casey Scott

    Totally on-board with this choice!!

  • Xzamilloh
    • Xavier

      i love Chad

  • Zealot

    Of the prospective candidates so far, here’s my handicapping of JJ

    1. Goof-ily handsome: Check!
    2. Hung: Check! (BTW, I’m not a size queen. I can work with anything. But JJ’s cock is not just big, it’s beautifully-shaped and proportional to his frame, so full marks JJ).
    3. Nice ass.
    4. Surprisingly versatile. (YAZZZZ!) I can’t describe how hot his man makes me when he flips. Just too bad we didn’t get to see it happen while he was filming with GuysInSweatpants– especially with Austin Wilde!
    5. That smile. He beams. Which makes me like him. He seems like a guy you’d want to hang out with, even if you’re not going to get to sample that peen. But hey, if it comes as a side-benefit, then I’m totally up for a BRO-mance with him.
    6. He’s gay. (Can I get an “amen” up in here!?)
    7. He’s gay. Sorry. Felt that deserved two mentions. I’m tempted to add (as far as I know) JJ lacks a history of convictions for child molestation, rape, spousal abuse, possession with intent to distribute, larceny, robbery…etc. but somehow I just feel our Porn Star of the Year should come WITHOUT all that baggage. Otherwise, you’re automatically DQ’d for Miss Congeniality.
    8. He gives good sex, and appears to enjoy it.
    9. So far, not over-exposed which some of the industry’s talent doesn’t seem to quite grasp can be a bad thing.
    10. He seems genuine and unaffected by all this. I have a fantasy in which he gives all this up to come live on a dairy farm with me and we happily make artisan cheeses during the day while we create all kinds of sexual havoc at night. As Judy Tenuta might say, “IT COULD HAPPEN!”

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    • Ceecee
    • Xavier

      praiiiiiiiiiiiisseee for him being gay, YYYYYYYYYYyaaasss lawd

    • Marik Ishtar

      Dairy Farm, huh? Sounds like Robert Sepulveda is better for you- since he loves animals and always carries cheese.
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      • Zealot

        Robert Sepulveda????!!! You’re OFF my Christmas List!

    • FieldMedic

      +1 for referencing the incomparable Judy Tenuta!

    • Dreadmau5
    • DPS

      (10.) Props for Judy and I have the dairy farm already and all ready! The other nine are absolutely true about him

    • Paul J

      Amen from me to the two mentions of “He’s gay”. Awarding “Gay Porn Star of the Year” to a straight man who is clearly not turned on by men seems like a joke to me.

    • Billy C

      Agree on all points but the dairy farm. He’d come to Annapolis and be our houseboy first – I’m sure of it! LOL His only imperfection is he needs to grow some damn PUBES!

      • Zealot

        I think the pubes are there just blond-ish…but he could leave the clippers alone and I’d be a happy camper. I’m a fan of “bush” too! BTW an interesting career formulating fine, world-class fromages vs. cleaning your house? I think I’d win that one hands down! 😘

        • Billy C

          Provocative career prospect there. And you’re right about the pube color and therefore lack of contrast, but he definitely buzzes to near shadow pube level . . . which should be a capital offense! POWER TO THE PUBES! Revoke that man’s clippers privileges!!! LOL

    • Agreed on all fronts!

      Just wanted to add he also gets super into making out with his scene partners, which really gets me going.

  • McM.

    Has my vote so far! Though will have to see who else is in the running.

    I suspect these two will be at the top of this year’s list:

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    • Xzamilloh

      Wasn’t Tegan a nominee last year? I don’t think he’s up this year.

  • moondoggy

    This might be as close as I have ever gotten to agreeing with this year-in-review ranking. Even with the rubber, holy shit he’s hot. Without it, he’s unstoppable. Also brings to mind all the Sean Cody stars who didn’t get enough work, and who disappeared before they could get an accolade like this. Duke comes to mind.

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  • V1

    Can’t wait to see the JJ-Brent scene.
    Such a beautiful dick. Such a luscious ass.
    It’s going to be amazing!

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  • Galaxy_Scribe
  • Justin Trenton #NotMyPresident

    He’d be better off in a bb studio. I’d like him at SC barebacking all the bottoms. SC needs someone like JJ.

  • sxg

    Damn a strong contender for this year’s competition announced so early?
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    JJ Knight reminds me of Jess from Sean Cody but for everything that hemaphrodite isn’t. JJ Knight is hot, has a great body and is a far better performer. I’m surprised you didn’t even highlight his versatility as a performer.
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    Let’s see if there is anyone left this year to take JJ Knight’s crown for best of 2016!
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  • Victor

    He looks like Robin Thicke’s twin. Pass

    • NotAnLMD

      I kinda see that, but I also see a younger, hotter, and not racist Trenton Ducati. And I’d ride that. Hard.

  • Ceecee

    Even though I love Justin Owen, I’ll probably be voting for JJ Knight. He’s a laundry list of excellent attributes:

    -huge cock
    -gorgeous smile
    -awesome body
    -actually gay
    -super nice

    Most importantly he’s real with his interviews/twitter/whatever without making it a Dear Diary, airing his dirty laundry or asking people for money.

  • Trepakprince
  • pje821

    For his prodigious cumshots alone I’d give it to him. Nothing more disappointing than a hot guy ending a scene with a dribble.

  • goosegui
  • Dale Bergman
    • Tim

      you are invoking the retirement of a star who is less than 18 months into his porn career and going strong. i certainly hope that doesn’t come for a long time

  • Tim

    isn’t he dating Brent now too? and i’m not sure I’d call him gay, exactly. I’ll let him define himself but he seems in his own accounts of himself to be a 4ish on the Kinsey scale, so more bi than gay.

    in any case, he’s definitely a good choice. yes, I’d prefer if he were working more freelance and doing more bareback work still. There are a couple of names I want to see on this list who hit all those same check marks.

    i want to see Jack Hunter and/or Wesley Woods on this list as well, even though their shafts aren’t as big, and maybe their profiles are a bit too similar to his. Gay/bi men doing this thing in a holistic way without getting into drama or trouble, and actually being gifted at sex as well.

    • sxg

      He’s dating Brent Corrigan? God help him for dating that attention whore psycho.

      • TalkDirtyToMe

        He helped Brent move. I didn’t think they were dating. But then again I’ve got my own life to worry about living.

    • Andrew Simpson

      No I do not think JJ is dating Brent he is just a GOOD FRIEND. He helped Brent move it sounded to me on twitter just two gay friends helping each other. I do recall hearing JJ used to date Jack Hunter they know each other BEFORE getting into porn. In fact, the story I heard Jack Hunter got into gay porn first and JJ asked him about it and gave him a hook up. JJ got an agent through Jack and the rest is history. They still do sex scenes together JJ and Jack Hunter so despite breaking up they seem like friends still.

      • Tim

        yeah, ask either one of them on Twitter and they’ll admit as much. and they both seem to have a thing for befriending the most sane members of the gay porn industry. The back and forth banter that breaks out between them and either of them and Wesley Woods is illustrative, though I don’t follow enough porn stars to notice much more.

        and yeah, I don’t think JJ or Brent or any of those guys would be exacting in the sexual fidelity space, even outside of work. what good is it for a gay guy to have so many attractive friends if they are off limits?

      • Tim

        also, see the post posted today (i’m sure you have) and yeah, the twitter feed there with “my boyfriend has so many more awards than me” and you put 2 and 2 together and yep.

    • Andrew Simpson

      JJ says he is gay but even I got to admit I could see him definitely having sex with a woman. There are pics online of JJ making out with women. He could easily get pussy good looking masculine guy with a huge cock. I am surprised JJ never thought of doing straight porn too. Danny D is another white guy with a huge dick who started out in gay porn under the name Matt Hughes but now is married to a woman. JJ is better looking than Danny D and he has a huge dick. He could be a crossover star even.

  • TalkDirtyToMe

    It’s amazing how fast I will switch my allegiance. I was all in the Justin Owens camp and now you present me with this gorgeous specimen. J.J. it is!

    • sxg

      Well that was stupid of you. There were clearly far better and hotter performers out there this year that had the potential of making this list, especially since there were 9 slots left to fill.

      • TalkDirtyToMe

        You’re right that was stupid of me to get my head turned at every hot guy that comes along. It is not as clear that there are hotter and better performers awaiting though. I can only think of Tegan who I think would be a contender but I look forward to being proved wrong once again.

  • FrenchBug

    OK I am not mad at it but I have to ask: am I the only who has noticed some wood issues in a lot of his scenes? Am I imagining things?

  • Scrapple

    I’m firmly believing JJ’s origin story involves JC Chasez fucking a doodle named Archie Andrews. Like a gay version of Cool World.

  • JonnyM

    He’s got my vote!

  • emercycrite

    Basically the porn version of Robin Thicke.

  • txt_man

    Looks like Robin Thicke.

    • Andrew Simpson

      Yeah JJ Knight acknowledges that he knows he looks like Robin Thicke BUT he is younger and gay and hotter.

  • kevin

    you had it right the first time: JUSTIN!

  • BLACKjHAMMER

    I have no problems with JJ being named porn star of the year he is a cool sexy guy and like Zac said he does not have a lot of the SHIT baggage that seems to come with a lot of these other so called porn stars .

  • Andrew S.

    The answer is yes, everyone else go home.

    • Billy C

      You can have him – some of the other contenders, we’ll gladly give consolation prizes to!

      • Andrew S.

        given the opportunity I would – over and over again ;D

  • Andrew Simpson

    The sad thing about JJ Knight is this guy COULD be mainstream. The good thing is unlike a lot of porn stars in gay porn this guy is actually really GAY IN REAL LIFE. And I respect that a gay man who is openly gay in porn. He seems level headed and smart. I just think he could be doing something MORE WITH HIS LIFE. I know he comes from the south I wonder if his family is okay with him doing gay porn. What kind of agent does this guy have he should be modeling in mainstream magazines, doing adverts. He is a handsome young man he could be even try acting if the wanted. Porn only lasts so long and good looks do fade. Kind of sad to hear this young man also PROSTITUTES himself for money. He is on Rentmen.com. He could be SO MUCH MORE than just a porn star. I sincerely hope he gets a plan find a way to get a PLATFORM make some money out of this BEYOND JUST PORN. I think he is 29 years old, I mean come on man. I mean it is JJ Knight life but I wonder if he is happy. Doing porn is one thing but prostituting himself having sex with ugly guys for cash. He could be so much more than just a porn star.

    • GayhawkAZ
      • Andrew Simpson

        I am not shaming JJ Knight, I just said I think he is a nice young man and he responds kindly to fans on twitter. I also said I think he is a good porn performer and deserves an award for it. All I am suggesting is the guy can clearly GO MAINSTREAM. And he should many porn stars like James Dean for example have gone mainstream. This guy he can easily be a male model or maybe get into acting or something. But he is 28 or 29 he can do more with his life than just being in porn. Porn does not last for ever and looks fade eventually. I think this guy has a lot of potential he just needs to find a way to move beyond the porn. And being a hustler I think is actually sad to be honest that he also prostitutes himself.

        • Tim

          who is to say he hasn’t? and what are all those photo spreads for exactly?

          and what if he has considered it and opted against it?

          so, yeah, it is his life. don’t get so hung up about it.

      • Billy C

        There was little backhanded about it. It was full on.

  • Adrian Sanderson

    He is certainly hot. Really. beautiful young man.

  • Yes.

  • bloodhound

    Ever since I heard an interview with JJ I adore him even more.Sweetness , beauty and smarts.Good for you JJ!

  • lordgabux

    That MH picture: Sweet Baby Jesus in a backyard inflatable swimming pool!!!!

  • bo69

    Gets my vote

  • Maximus

    I’m here for Miss JJ. He’s openly gay, doesn’t stir up messy drama, and he doesn’t have a criminal record. Seems like a winner to me.

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  • cluelesswitness

    He isn’t that cute in the face tho. He looks like Robin Thicke and no one thinks Robin is cute so why would I think his look-a-like would any better?