Shawn Loftis, who last year lost his
job as a Miami-Dade County teacher for starring in gay porn as
Collin O'Neal, has said he's returning to the classroom.
to alternative weekly Miami
New Times, Loftis built a gay porn empire that included his
own production studio, Collin O'Neal Productions, and multiple awards
for showing off his talents in films such as Mo' Bubble Butt,
Humping Iron and Desperate Husbands.
In 2010, however, Loftis turned his
back on gay porn, selling off his production company to pursue a
teaching career. He earned a master's degree in public
administration from the University of Miami and began substitute
teaching in public schools throughout the Miami-Dade system.
Loftis was suspended last January after
a school principal was tipped on his former career.
He was accused of breaking a school
district rule which demands that school faculty “conduct
themselves, both in their employment and in the community, in a
manner that will reflect credit upon themselves and the school
In April, the Florida Department of
Education revoked his teaching certification.
The former porn star told the Post
Newsweek on Friday that the education commission reversed the