2:38 PM PT -- Ex-Tennessee Titans superstar Chris Johnson -- who has family in Nashville still -- tells TMZ Sports his loved ones are all okay, but he's looking to do whatever he can for those less fortunate.
"I'm currently in the process of putting a few things together to help that community because I'm from Orlando, but Tennessee is who drafted me," CJ2K tells us.
"Tennessee is like my second home. So, I'm definitely obligated to do something to help out my second home."
"I think I'mma do something like a GoFundMe to help build back those places that was messed up there.
The Nashville Predators are opening the doors of Bridgestone Arena to those affected by the devastating tornadoes that killed at least 22 people ... and serving pizza for everyone in attendance.
Tornadoes hit the area early Tuesday morning ... destroying part of the city and leaving many without power.
The local NHL team is stepping up to help those impacted by the tragedy ... offering pizza and a place to get away.
"We love you and we want to help," the Preds tweeted.
Dear Smashville Fam,
We love you and we want to help. We will be serving pizza at @BrdgstoneArena beginning at 11 a.m. for all those affected by last night's storm. Please feel welcome to come and bring anyone who needs it. 💛🍕
The Titans have also released a statement, saying, "We extend our deepest sympathies to those families who lost loved ones in the tornadoes last night and are heartbroken to see the damage across Nashville and Tennessee."
"We know the strength of our community and the Volunteer spirit that lives in us all. We will join the efforts to re-build in these areas and know our neighbors will join us."