Clemens revealed the news in a recent interview with 'The Breakfast Club.'
With this honor, the actress joins the ranks of Rihanna, Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, and Prince.
"Thank you to the CFDA for making me the first black designer to win this lifetime achievement award," he shared.
The ever-growing fashion brand is turning things up in an unprecedented way.
Her sister, Solange Knowles, has also stepped out wearing the popular Black designer brand.